Half the Sky Documentary Revisited: Somaliland

Edna Adan (right), pictured with Diane Lane. Via Half the Sky.

My review of the Half the Sky documentary for MMW last month made little mention of any redeeming aspects of the film. On the whole, I felt that the film was sadly overshadowed by the American actresses—and George Clooney!—who accompanied and provided commentary for the Nicholas Kristof production. It became more about the celebrities than the actual women from around the world—a damning example of exactly how not to discuss the health and well-being of women from around the world.While I sti … [Read more...]


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