Shame

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28 Jun, 2007
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SHAME-directed by Mohammed Naqvi. This stunning documentary tells the true story of international human rights icon Mukhtaran Mai, a Pakistani peasant who was gang-raped and publicly shamed in her village, but used her trauma to spark a legal revolution that exposed centuries of brutal tribal conflict and government mismanagement. Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam, AFI Fest. Winner at Full Frame Festival and Chicago Doc Festival.SHAME-directed by Mohammed Naqvi. This stunning documentary tells the true story of international human rights icon Mukhtaran Mai, a Pakistani peasant who was gang-raped and publicly shamed in her village, but used her trauma to spark a legal revolution that exposed centuries of brutal tribal conflict and government mismanagement. Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam, AFI Fest. Winner at Full Frame Festival and Chicago Doc Festival. PREMIERS MAY 31st, 2007 on Showtime, Showtime May 31 9:00 PM, Showtime Too Jun 3 8:00 PM, Showtime Jun 6 6:15 PM, Showtime Jun 11 6:30 PM, Showtime Too Jun 12 5:55 PM. More info at this website:http://www.sho.com/site/movies/home.do?source=shocom_nav