Kick in Iran

  • 8 10
  • 2010
  • 81min
Kick in Iran
  • Persian
  • English

This life-changing documentary follows the taekwondist Sara Khoshjamai-Fekri in her way to become the first ever Iranian woman to qualify for the Olympic Games of 2008.

Kick in Iran
  • Persian
  • English
Awards

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Sundance Film Festival/ True/False Film Festival/ Dallas International Film Festival/ Visions du Réel/ Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival/ Filmfest Munich/ OPEN EYES/ Warsaw Film Festival/ Mumbai Film Festival/ Scenecs/ Big Water Festival/ WT OS IFF/ Corona Corkfilm Fest/ Exground Filmfest/ Doc Este Documentary Film Festival/ Terre Des Femmes Festival/ Int Images Film Fest For Women/ Chennai International Film Festival/ Sguardi Altrove Film Festival/ Filmfestival Turkey/Deutschland/ Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival/ Internationales Filmwochenende Wurzburg

Kick In Iran. The first ever Iranian woman in the Olympic Games

She is the first who ever made it. Sara Khoshjamal-Fekri is the first female athlete from Iran to ever qualify for the Olympic Games. Her discipline is Yaekwondo.

Kick In Iran shows her arduous journey to Beijing 2008, a persistent struggle for self determination and recognition in a society based on strict religious laws.

Production Companies

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