Sepideh Reviews

August 20, 2015
A powerhouse Iranian documentary.
January 12, 2015
Reveals in stark, day-to-day exchanges the inequality faced by women living in conservative Iran. And yet somehow, the film leaves you feeling inspired.
June 16, 2014
Like a real-life Wadjda speckled with absolutely stunning images of the night sky, Sepideh is yet another Human Rights Watch film that understands that the struggle for rights must build up from full articulation of a human being.
May 30, 2014
Everything is in perfect alignment for this extraordinary feature, a very beautiful, emotional and intelligent coming of age film.
May 15, 2014
Madsen inspires genuine admiration for her strong-willed heroine.
January 23, 2014
Sepideh's story is very personal and very specific, but in the DNA, her story is every woman's story.
January 21, 2014
Berit Madsen's documentary offers a leisurely, engaging portrait of a provincial Iranian teenager who dreams of becoming an astronaut.