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Doc Edge Presents: On the Backs of Women + A Girl in the River: The Price o...

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Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets

Auckland, Auckland 1010

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Short 1: ON THE BACKS OF WOMEN

New Zealand | 2016 | 38 minutes | Directors: Dean Easterbrook, Dave Henderson

Three entrepreneurial Burmese women, each with their own set of challenging life circumstances, struggle to survive and rise out of poverty.

Winner: Best New Zealand Short Film, Doc Edge Festival 2016

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Short 2: A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS

USA| 2015 | 40 minutes | Director: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

More than 1000 women are killed in the name of “honor” in Pakistan every year. A Girl in The River: The Price of Forgiveness follows the story of a rare survivor who falls in love and lives to tell the tale.

Winner: Academy Award® Documentary (Short Subject) 2016, Best International Short Film, Doc Edge Festival 2016

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