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Sat, Oct 14, 2017

GlobeDocs Film Festival 2017Special Events Archive

Jaha’s Promise

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Presented by GlobeDocs Film Festival

Guests: Patrick Farrelly, Kate O’Callaghan

Moderator: Peter Keough, Film Critic

JAHA’S PROMISE tells the incredible story of one woman’s courage to confront an ongoing global taboo: female genital mutilation. Living in the US and as a survivor herself, Jaha Dukureh, (named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people) mounts a powerful campaign and returns to the Gambia to bring awareness and ultimately stop what is still being practiced in 30 countries and affects 200 million women worldwide.

Directors: Patrick Farrelly, Kate O’Callaghan
Producers: Maggie O’Kane, Patrick Farrelly
Length: 82 minutes
Year: 2017

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