Reaching for the stars
Sepideh wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her family will do anything to keep her on the ground.
The expectations to a young Iranian woman are very different from Sepidehs ambitions, and her plans to go to university are in danger.
But Sepideh holds on to her dream! She takes up the fight and teams up with the world’s first female space tourist, Anousheh Ansari.
Director: Berit Madsen
Production: Radiator Film v. Stefan Frost og Henrik Underbjerg.
Country: Denmark 2013
Length: 88 minutes
Language: Iranian & English with danish subtitles.
Berit Madsen is educated from Les Ataliers Varan, Paris. Additional studies from at the Danish School of Media and Journalism. Cand. phil, in Ethnography and Social Anthropology at the University of Aarhus. Most of Berit’s film have been shown at festivals around the world, and have been broadcaster on both pay-TV in the United States, and on public TV in Nepal. SEPIDEH is Berit’s first feature length documentary.