Film: A Thousand Girls Like Me, by Sahra Mani (2018)

April 23, 2019
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 4:00pm
Wexner Center for the Arts
A Thousand Girls Like Me Publicity Pic

A Thousand Girls Like Me (2018) by Sahra Mani
Monday, November 4, 2019    4:00 PM  FREE
Introduced by Janet Parrott, Chair, Department of Theatre
Post screening response and discussion with audience by Linda Mizejewski, Distinguished Professor of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies

This 76-minute documentary by Sahra Mani presents the awe-inspiring story of one woman’s battle against cultural, familial, and legal pressures as she embarks on a mission to obtain justice for the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her father, setting a positive example for her daughter and other girls like her. Further information can found at the following:

www.afghanistandochouse.com

athousandgirlslike.me

This screening is part of On the Front Lines: Performing Afghanistan, a series of events organized by Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor Lesley Ferris and sponsored by a Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme Creation Grant. Co-sponsored by The Department of History, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, the Middle East Studies Center, the Wexner Center for the Arts, and the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Service and the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Institute at the University Library.

 

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