Eleven-year-old Parvana adores her schoolteacher father, who tells her fables from Afghanistan's past. After her father is arrested by the Taliban, Parvana disguises herself as a boy to provide for her mother, older sister and baby brother. Using her father's tales, Parvana comforts her brother and gives herself the courage to sustain her dangerous new identity.
Jury Award, Audience Award (Best Feature), Best Original Music for a Feature Film – Annecy Animation IFF 2018
Jury Award (ages 11–13) for Best Feature – Toronto IFF Kids 2018
Nomination for Best Animated Feature – Academy Awards 2018