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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Saturday Art Feature - The Stoning of Soraya M

"In a world of secrecy, corruption and injustice, a single courageous voice can tell a true story that changes everything". The Stoning of Soraya M

Last week, the world closely watched as Iranians fought for a fair Democratic Election. Many Americans supported the idea that change is needed for this country and it's people. The film, The Stoning of Soraya M opened yesterday, June 26th. This is an important film depicting the harrowing account of an innocent Iranian woman as she is falsely accused of a crime under Shari’a law. This region of the world is long known for it's barbaric stoning and human rights violations of women. The stoning of women is still practiced in Iran, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Iraq, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan and Pakistan. See this film and get involved in giving it a voice. Visit the links below.
Links:
Theater listing and trailer: www.thestoning.com (click on the Flash link on this website for links)
Movie to Movement: www.movietomovement.com
Nationwide Theater Listing: http://www.thestoning.com/theaters/

1 comment:

Almost Precious said...

As long as there is ignorance, prejudice and fanatics in this world there will never be equality for all...and especially not for womankind, who has always had to bear the stigma of a man's bible and his branding of femininity with the so called sin of Eve.