A headstrong young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Chicago Reader wrote:
The Breadwinner is a moving, visually impressive lesson in modern Afghan history
Posted By Ben Sachs on 01.26.18 at 12:26 PM
When I went to see The Breadwinner at the AMC River East a couple months ago, I was the only one in the theater; when I planned to write about it a few days later, the film had already left town. I’m glad to see that the Gene Siskel Film Center has brought it back for a weeklong engagement, so that more Chicagoans can catch up with this inventive and informative film. (That it was recently nominated for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature should help drum up attendance.) Read More »