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A Girl in the River
English, Punjabi
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Short Documentary, A Girl in the River is an urgent and powerful documentary that examines honour killings in Pakistan.

Each year, over 1000 girls and women are victims of honour killings; and director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy explores the simmering tensions between modernity and tradition in modern day Pakistan. The film follows Saba, a young Pakistani woman, and survivor of an attempted-honour kill perpetrated by her family. Saba fights for her life, her personal dignity and for justice, for an entire generation of women.
HOYTS Highpoint
Friday 19th August, 7:00PM
HOYTS Melbourne Central
Sunday 21st August, 2:30PM
Pakistan, USA 2015 40mins
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy