Front runner tells the story of Dr. Massouda Jalal, a relentless woman who runs for president in the first democratic elections in Afghanistan. She plays an important role in the country's history; amidst several threats she campaigns everywhere to show that women can succeed in a country ruled by men. Her dangerous yet necessary work will determine the fate of the newly born democracy.
Virginia Williams is an Emmy award-winning writer, producer and director who has written and produced a variety of documentary specials and tv series. Her work focuses mainly on women and their attempt to succeed.