Doc Edge Presents: On the Backs of Women and A Girl in the River


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On the Backs of Women

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

Winner – Best NZ Short Documentary and Best International Short Documentary 2016

Directed by Dean Easterbroo, Dave Henderson, NZ 2016. 38 mins


A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

More than 1000 women are killed in the name of 'honour' 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

Directed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, 2016. 40 mins

Auditorium, lower ground level
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