Friday, March 09, 2007

WEDNESDAY 14th March: Screening of critically acclaimed Sisters in Law

Wednesday's free film screening at the Royal Anthropological Institute, as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science .

Screening is at 50 Fitzroy Street, W1T 5BT, London at 4pm.

To mark International Women's day (8th March), the Royal Anthropological Institute brings you another chance to see the critically acclaimed "Sisters in Law" (2005)by Kim Longinotto and Florence Ayisis. This film has been screened at over 200 film festivals and as part of MORE4's True Stories series.

Six year old Manka has run away from home, fleeing her abusive aunt. Sonita has daringly accused her neighbour of rape. Amina has decided to end her brutal marriage by taking her husband to court. Set in Kumba, a small town in Southwest Cameroon, Sisters in Law follows the work of two female lawyers as they try to help women change their lives.

To book a free place email Gem at, 0207 387 0455. If you can't make the screening you can always buy/rent the film from the Royal Anthropological Institute' film library or email the film officer on

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