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Honor Diaries

Honor Diaries

Directors: Micah Smith
Canada / UK / USA
60 min
ReelWomen
Docufest

Synopsis:
Spurred on by the Arab Spring, nine courageous women’s rights advocates gather to discuss gender inequality and a long history of oppression. Provided a platform by filmmaker and human rights lawyer Paula Kweskin, these women speak from personal experience about the hardships women endure in Muslim-majority societies. This inspiring documentary gives voice to these women as they recount their efforts to effect change in their own communities and in the larger world.

Links: Website Trailer

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Producer: Paula Kweskin & Alex Traiman

Principal Cast: Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Jasvinder Sanghera, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Nazie Eftekhari, Raquel Saraswati, Sherizaan Minwalla, Fahima Hashim, Juliana Taimoorazy, Zainab Khan, Manda Zand Ervin, Raheel Raza, Dr. Qanta Ahmed

Show Times

Get your ticket here Producer Paula Kweskin and Documentary Subject Raheel Raza Scheduled to Attend
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Micah Smith

Biography

Paula Kweskin, Honor Diaries producer, is an attorney specializing in international humanitarian and human rights law. She received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and is a member of the New York Bar. Paula has worked on various human rights projects including micro-credit initiatives in Argentina, advocacy on behalf of victims of extraordinary rendition, and relief for victims of domestic violence. She is fluent in Spanish, and available for interviews with Spanish and English media. Paula is the driving force behind Honor Diaries

Producer: Paula Kweskin & Alex Traiman

Editor: Micah Smith

Principal Cast: Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Jasvinder Sanghera, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Nazie Eftekhari, Raquel Saraswati, Sherizaan Minwalla, Fahima Hashim, Juliana Taimoorazy, Zainab Khan, Manda Zand Ervin, Raheel Raza, Dr. Qanta Ahmed

Production Companies: Clarion Project

Sponsors
Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation
Canadian Consulate