The Exam by the acclaimed Kurdish director Shawkat Amin Korki is a daring tale of emancipation, sisterhood and corruption. Rojin is about to sit her university entrance exam, but if she fails, her father will force her into an arranged marriage. Rojin’s unhappily married older sister Shilan knows exactly what’s at stake, and decides to help her pass at any cost. After eliciting the assistance of an underground business that helps students cheat, they soon find themselves entangled in a vast network of corruption that connects all parts of society.

This film contains scenes of emotional abuse and sexism.

Also online on Leeds Film Player

The Exam film poster