The documentary Sepideh (Break of Dawn) is about a young woman in Iran seeking to becom an astronaut : Iranian woman’s dreams about space travel take shape in Danish documentary – Payvand Iran News

Danish filmmaker Berit Madsen has directed a documentary about Sepideh Hushyar, a young Iranian woman who dares to plan for her future as an astronaut. The documentary entitled Sepideh (Break of Dawn) was screened at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) on Monday. It was filmed by Iranian cameraman Mohammadreza Jahanpanah.

Anousheh Ansari, an Iranian-American who dreamed of going to space as a youngster in Iran and did in fact find a way to go to space, appears in the film.