Women of Freedom

Revealing the tragic stories of women murdered in the name of honor

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About 5000 women are murdered every year throughout the world, in what are called ‘honor killings’.

In many cases, it is relatives, even the parents, of the victim who perpetrate these horrific acts of violence in reaction to what they consider a slight to their honor.

This unflinching documentary meets the survivors of this brutal tradition, and explores the widespread attitudes used to justify these killings.

Festivals and Awards

Human Rights Film Festival Madrid – Best Documentary

Hobnobben Film Festival 2018 – Best Documentary

Religion Today Film – Women of Faith For Peace Award, Best Documentary

Ethnocineca International Documentary Film Festival Vienna – Honorable Mention



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