“Forced to Marry”: A Look at the Documentary

Last week's "Friday Links" linked to a story of a documentary about forced marriages of young Pakistani-British girls to men in Pakistan. I followed the link and decided to watch this new British documentary. I found the film, called Forced to Marry and which aired on BBC Two on December 1st: fascinating, frustrating, disturbing, chilling, sad, and, at times, hopeful and heartening.The film, which was filmed, produced, and directed by Ruhi Hamid and narrated and presented by Saira Khan, … [Read more...]