09 Sep Southern Arts Federation Episode 39 (Podcast.de)

Shame film by Mohammed Naqvi“Allen Bell, Program Director for Contemporary Arts New Initiatives, Interviews Mohammed Naqvi.

In the summer of 2002, in a remote village of Pakistan, thirty-year-old Mukhtaran Mais life changed when the village tribal council sanctioned a punishment against her for a crime allegedly committed by her younger brother. Following the tribal custom of honor for honor, Mai was gang-raped and then publicly paraded around as an example. This is the subject of Mohammed Naqvis documentary, Shame, which has received numerous awards, including a Television Academy Honor presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Naqvis other films include Terrors Children, and Big River. His work has been showcased in numerous film festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Berlin Film Festival, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, and at additional venues such as the United Nations and the Museum of Modern Art…”

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