Sahra Mani

A Thousand Girls Like Me
 

One women’s obstinate battle to make her voice heard demonstrates the power of action over fear

★★★★
‘An extraordinary film follows Khatera, an Afghan woman trying to bring her rapist father to justice. The details are gruelling, but she shines.’ The Guardian

★★★★
‘Women are starting to move the agenda, in today’s world, because men can’t move beyond their gender.’ Financial Times

“The raw, heartbreaking film shows the double threat of a broken judicial system and ingrained oppressive and sexist attitudes. But the uplifting ending offers a glimmer of hope.” The New York Times

“A gripping look at sexual and physical abuse, incest and societal restrictions upon women in Afghanistan” Medium

★★★★
‘A Thousand Girls Like Me has a special significance and importance.’ Film Review Daily

8 out of 10
‘A Thousand Girls Like Me is a powerful story that finally gives a voice to a woman who has been silenced for far too long.’ Digital Fix

‘the awe-inspiring story of a 23-year-old Afghan woman who decides, with unflinching bravery, to take a stand against her abusive father while blazing a trail for women’s rights in her country.’ AnOther Magazine

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