Saving Face + Samina Peerzada
Friday, 8 November 2013 from 20:30 to 22:30 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Saving Face + Samina Peerzada in Conversation
Please note that this screening also includes a discussion with Samina Peerzada on the current state of filmmaking in Pakistan.
"It has the impact of an epic." - Roger Ebert
Zakia is a 39-year-old woman who had acid thrown on her by her husband after filing for divorce. She strives to find justice, alleviate pain and restore functioning and features to her face. Rukhsana is a 23-year-old woman who was attacked by her husband and in-laws and forced to reconcile with them. Saving Face chronicles the experiences of these two women as they attempt to bring their assailants to justice and move on with their lives.
Beyond the Mango Film Festival
The Beyond the Mango Film Festival launches on Friday, November 1, 2013 and runs to Saturday, November 9 with screenings at venues across Bradford including Cineworld and the National Media Museum. From the latest in Bollywood to arthouse titles; directors and actors; and education events - all at Beyond the Mango this year