UNA-GCC, UNICEF, and University of Chicago DOCFilms present the award winning documentary "Price of Honor"

July 9: 6:30-9pm

Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall at The University of Chicago, 1212 E. 59th St.

The Price of Honor is a documentary film about the murders of Amina and Sarah Said, teenage sisters from Lewisville, Texas, who were killed in a premeditated “honor killing” in 2008. The film’s additional mission is to bring awareness to this international issue of honor violence, expose law enforcement’s mismanagement of the Said case, and raise the bar for how honor violence is handled by police in the U.S. henceforth.

The United Nations estimates that 5,000 women are killed due to "honor killings" every year, but this amount is too low as it only counts the victims that have been reported.  Many organizations in the Middle East and Asia estimate that more than 20,000 women are killed every year due this brutal practice.

Information about the film can be found here: www.thepriceofhonorfilm.com

The film's director, Xoel Pamos, will be joining us for a panel discussion after the screening. 


If you would like to help organize the event, please contact Zainab Khan at zkhan@unachicago.org.   We look forward to seeing you there!
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