22 May “Shame” interview with Mohammed Naqvi on his Documentary on Mukhtaran Mai (Markmolaro.com)

Shame film by Mohammed Naqvi“Rather than give in to the traditional shame such a tragic event normally instills, she decides to confront her attackers and in doing so finds not only her true strength but a way of helping teach and inspire people in Pakistan and around the world.

Illuminating interview in New York on The Alcove with Mark Molaro with producer/director Mohammed Naqvi on his extraordinary documentary on the internationally celebrated Pakistani women’s rights activist Mukhtaran Mai.

The film explores the remarkable courage of Mukhtaran Mai after she is gang-raped in her small Pakistani village. Rather than give in to the traditional shame such a tragic event normally instills, she decides to confront her attackers and in doing so finds not only her true strength but a way of helping teach and inspire people in Pakistan and around the world.

Mukhtaran Mai has won awards and honors all over the world for her efforts, including being named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People. In this interview filmmaker Mohammed Naqvi reveals his process of making the film and his thoughts on this extraordinary story…”

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