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Published on Nov 6, 2008

Filmed over three years during the most historic and pivotal time in Nepal’s modern history, The Sari Soldiers is an extraordinary story of six women’s courageous efforts to shape Nepal’s future in the midst of an escalating civil war against Maoist insurgents, and the King’s crackdown on civil liberties. For more information on THE SARI SOLDIERS click here http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/pages/...
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A film by Julie Bridgham

Filmed over three years during the most historic and pivotal time in Nepals modern history, The Sari Soldiers is an extraordinary story of six womens courageous efforts to shape Nepals future in the midst of an escalating civil war against Maoist insurgents, and the Kings crackdown on civil liberties. When Devi, mother of a 15-year-old girl, witnesses her niece being tortured and murdered by the Royal Nepal Army, she speaks publicly about the atrocity. The army abducts her daughter in retaliation, and Devi embarks on a three-year struggle to uncover her daughters fate and see justice done.

-Human Rights Watch FF, NY, Nestor Almendros Prize
-Human Rights Watch Film Festival, London

From Women Make Movies, the world's leading distributor of films by women and about women. To find out more about the films in our catalog, visit http://www.wmm.com/filmcatalog/subjec....

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