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Sepideh Pursues Her Dreams Against All Odds

Half the Sky Movement

Sepideh is a young Iranian astronomer who dreams of becoming an astronaut. She was inspired after watching a documentary about Anousheh Ansari, an engineer and Iranian-American astronaut. “Every day, every night I dream of floating in space,” Sepideh says. A feature length film showing the many societal pressures and familial obligations that threaten to block her path will come out this fall.

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  • Half the Sky Movement

    The feature film will be out sometime this fall. Please keep up with our posts and we will definitely inform you on it's release. Thank you.

  • Jessica Rivera

    This is incredible. Any more details about the feature film? I'd love to help spread the word.