Mirror, The



Directed by: Jafar Panahi

(95 mins) From Jafar Panahi, the award-winning director of The Circle comes this charming and tender saga, a fascinating journey of a small girl thrust into a perilous adventure in an adult world.
When young Mina's mother fails to pick her up after school, she is both frightened and curious. As time passes and her teachers go home, Mina decides to naviagte the journey home by herself. As the child wanders lost and alone through the bustling and teeming city of Tehran, she is thrown into necessary contact with a wide variety of strangers both helpful and indifferent, creating an odyssey both funny and heartwarming. However, in an unexpected twist, the determined child rebels and takes things into her own hands, creating an unforgettable change of perspective and a new-found urgency and poignancy in her journey home.

In Farsi with English subtitles.