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Umoja: The Village Where Men Are Forbidden

  • 2008
  • France
  • 52 min
  • E
  • Directed by: Jean Crousillac, Jean-Marc Sainclair
  • Written by: Jean-Marc Sainclair, Jean Crousillac

The International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival opens with a screening of 'Umoja, The Village Where Men Are Forbidden'. Documenting an all-female community created in reaction to the continued rape of Kenyan women by British soldiers stationed in Northern Kenya, Sainclair and Crousillal's film depicts the frequent attacks launched upon Umoja and its founder and matriarch, Rebecca Lolosoli.

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23 Oct 2009

The International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival just gets stronger and stronger. This year punters are spoiled for choice with a selection of local and international films dealing with everything from child neglect to women’s rights and endemic…

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