Sisters




Synopsis

SISTERS follows UK musician, Dan Blackwell to Kabul to meet Afghanistan's first ever female orchestra, 'Zohra'. How and why do these young women risk their lives to play classical music? Are these brave women paving the way for the future of equality in Afghanistan? What threats do they face? SISTERS looks into the lives of the Zohra members and their two young leaders – Negin Khpalwak & Zarifa Adiba. Negin sticks with and leads Zohra as the country's first female conductor despite multiple death threats and family disputes. Zarifa is nowhere to be seen until Dan tracks her down. Discovering her precarious situation, Dan stays with her as she prepares to flee Afghanistan leaving close friends and family behind.

Year

2020

Run time

80' 

Language

English