RESCUED: ONE GIRL'S STORY

Trailer for "Rescued: One Girl's Story", by Kagweni Micheni

 
 

DIRECTED BY KAGWENI MICHENI

Despite child marriage being illegal, one in four girls in Kenya are forced to get married before their 18th birthday. Filmed in Narok, Kenya. The film follows the story of a girl who at 12 years old was rescued from a forced marriage. To hide her identity, the tale is told by the girl's uncle and the Chief. The movie recounts the night she was almost kidnapped by members of the family after being hidden and undergoing female genital mutilation. It tells of the daring rescue made by her uncle, the chief and other members of the community.

Screens 30 November 2016 at London College of Communication