Cinema Verite 28 Nov 2018 - 19:19 http://www.irandocfest.ir/en/news/3540/a-thousand-girls-like-me -------------------------------------------------- Title : A Thousand Girls Like Me -------------------------------------------------- 76’, Afghanistan-France, 2018 Text : Director: Sahra Mani Screenplay: Sahra Mani Cinematography: Sahra Mani Editor:Giles Gardner Producers: Nicole Levigne, Sahra Mani,Giles Gardner, Khosraw Mani, & Martin Vidalenc Distribution/sales: First Hand Films Synopsis: When Khatera, a 23-year-old Afghan woman, opposes the will of her family and the traditions of her country to seek justice for years of sexual abuse from her father, she sheds light on the faulty Afghan judicial system and the women it rarely protects. One woman s obstinate battle to make her voice heard demonstrates the power of action over fear. Filmography: Beyond the Burka (2014) Kaloo School (2013) Festivals and Awards : Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference Copenhagen Sheffield Doc Fest 16th Tallgrass Film Festival, Doxx Award Festival International du Film de Femmes de Sal, Grand Prix / Documentary Competition