Film Screening of Honor Diaries

Arabic Film Series
Feb 13, 2019
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Foster Auditorium (Paterno Library)

Honor Diaries is a documentary which follows nine female activists in the Muslim and non-Muslim world, working to better the health and well-being of women. Issues addressed include female genital mutilation, violence against women, honor killings, forced marriage, and lack of access to education. The film originally premiered at the 2013 Chicago International Film Festival and won the Interfaith Award for Best Documentary at the St. Louis International Film Festival.

A discussion will follow the film.

Watch the trailer here.

Co-sponsored by the Arabic Program and Penn State University Libraries.

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