The Sari Soldiers

Friday, August 14 - Thursday, August 20, 2009

Screening in DocuWeeks 2009. THE SARI SOLDIERS is an extraordinary story of six women’s courageous efforts to transform Nepal’s future in the midst of an escalating civil war. When Devi, mother of a 15-year-old girl, witnesses her niece being murdered by the Royal Nepal Army, she speaks publicly about the atrocity. The army abducts her daughter in retaliation, and Devi embarks on a three-year struggle to uncover her daughter’s fate and see justice done. THE SARI SOLDIERS follows her and five other brave women, delving into their extraordinary journey, through the democratic revolution that reshapes the country’s future.

Filmmaker in person Fri at 7:25, Sat at 9:50, and Sun at 5:25!

  • Country USA
  • Language English
  • Rating NR
  • Year 2009
  • Running Time 92 minutes
  • Distributor Butter Lamp Films, LLC/Women Make Movies
  • Director Julie Bridgham

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