If 18-year old Sonita had a say in things, Michael Jackson would be her father and Rihanna her mother. After her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.
CODE documentary exposes the dearth of female and minority software engineers and explores the reasons for this gender gap and digital divide. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how this critical gap can be closed. CODE asks: what would society gain from having more women and people of color code, and how do we get there?
The inspirational story of Owen Suskind, an autistic young man who learned reading, writing, and communication skills by watching “The Little Mermaid”, “The Lion King”, and other animated Disney movies.