Salma
Portrait of a South Asian poet

Salma - Portrait of a South Asian poet
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joanne

This is a sad commentary on women's rights in some parts of India. The Muslim law and tradition forbids women to pursue any educational goals and denies them the right to make individual choices or the freedom of self determination without some sort of harsh medieval penalty that ...Read more

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Kim Longinotto

I was at a festival in India when a feminist book publisher first told me the inspiring story of Salma, and I realized that I wanted to make a film about her. We hear stories of male heroes all the time, but we never hear about the invisible women: women who have been locked up or married off ...Read more

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