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Interview: Kim Longinotto (Director – ‘Salma’)

Interview: Kim Longinotto (Director – ‘Salma’)

When ‘Salma‘, a young Muslim girl in a south Indian village, was 13 years old, her family locked her up for 25 years, forbidding her to study and forcing her into marriage. During that time, words were Salma’s salvation. She began covertly composing poems on scraps of paper and, through an intricate system, was able

Interview: John Biaggi (Director – Human Rights Watch Film Festival)

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Through the Human Rights Watch Film Festival we bear witness to human rights violations and create a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can