Last night at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, an Iranian filmmaker’s documentary film based on the life of an undocumented Afghan refugee’s life in Tehran won the prestigious film festival’s World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary, as well as the genre’s Audience Prize. I was there for most of last week’s screenings of the documentary film “Sonita,” and I am so proud of both director Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami, and the subject of her film, Sonita Alizadeh. (Read related blog here.)

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