In the Morning by Danielle Lurie|USA

A film about the incredible sense of shame regarding rape and the resolution sought through honor killing

A film about the incredible sense of shame regarding rape and the resolution sought through honor killing

Please watch a film that earned an Honorable Mention Award during Women’s Voices Now (WVN)’s film festival during 2011: http://vimeo.com/17168668

(2005) When a young Turkish girl is raped, the responsibility of restoring her family’s lost honor is left in the hands of her younger brother – a thirteen-year-old boy. IN THE MORNING premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, screened at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, and has won nine film festivals including ‘Best Narrative Short’ at the Oscar qualifying Nashville Film Festival. IN THE MORNING screened before members of the U.S. Congress, and later screened before members of UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women). – See more at: http://womensvoicesnow.org/watchfilm/in_the_morning#sthash.MbdOflRq.dpuf