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Screening of A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

September 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

This documentary by Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won the 2016 Academy Award for Best Short Documentary, her second award in that category. This 40-minute film focuses on honor killing, a practice that results in the death or injury of more than 1,000 Pakistani girls and women each year, especially in rural areas. A Girl in the River tells the story of Saba, an 18-year-old girl who fell in love and eloped, was targeted by her father and uncle, but survived to tell her story. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will be speaking on campus on November 15. Sponsored by SEB Arts & Culture Film Festival. Common Reading Stamp available.


September 23, 2016
7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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CUB Auditorium
Cub Compton Union Bldg, 1500 Glenn Terrell Mall
Pullman, WA 99163 United States
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