New York premiere! Please note: The Q&A with filmmaker has been canceled.

Like many other women in rural South Asia, Salma, a young Muslim girl in India, was forced into seclusion once she reached puberty. She was forbidden by her family to study and pushed into marriage. Words were Salma’s salvation. 

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  • Directed By Kim Longinotto
  • 2013
  • UK/India
  • Tamil with English subtitles
  • 90 minutes