Iranian Teen's Dream To Be An Astronomer Will Break Your Heart (VIDEO)

01/23/2014 07:35 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

Sepideh Hooshyar had a simple dream: to study the stars. But the teen faced enormous obstacles when she tried to pursue it -- in no small part created by her own family.

The trailer for a new documentary, "Sepideh -- Reaching for the Stars," will be the most hopeful and heartbreaking thing you watch today. The film recently premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, and follows Sepideh's life for almost five years, beginning when she was only 14 years-old.

"Every day, every night I dream of floating in space," says the teen in the trailer's voiceover, using a microscope to gaze at the sky with friends.

Watch part of her incredible story, above.

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