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"CECILIA" screening - SAFE | Stop Abuse For Everyone
Please join us for the screening of the DOCUMENTARY FILM: Cecilia 2016/ India, Norway/ English, Hindi, Bengali/ 84 Min Produced and Directed by Pankaj Johar The film screening will be followed by a Q&A and a member mixer. The event is supported by Austin Documentary Fans. The film is the story of struggle for justice of Cecilia Hasda, a tribal woman from West Bengal-India, whose daughter is trafficked and found dead in New Delhi. In a country where thousands of tribal children get trafficked every year to cities and many never found, Cecilia decides to fight for justice for her daughter with the help of her employers Pankaj and Sunaina. As the trio battle corruption at all levels, they find themselves navigating a complex network of cops, traffickers, judges, lawyers, villagers and family members. When Cecilia’s husband is kidnapped and her two sons are forced to leave the village, Cecilia begins to lose all hope…