Seattle International Film Festival 2003 : May 22nd - June 15th
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The Day I Will Never Forget (2002)
Great Britain
90 minutes

Personal retellings and first hand experiences in Kenya’s Somali community offer a vivid exploration of the illegal, yet long-established, tradition of clitorodectomy and stitching (often called female circumcision). Shot objectively, with a non-critical eye, this study of religion, parental control and societal demands as a means to dominate a group of people stands as both testimony and cautionary tale.

Kim Longinoto

5/31 1:45 pm
Broadway Performance Hall