I am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced (NYC)

April 10, 7:30pm

I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced. Khadija Al-Salami, 2015; 96 mins.

Winner of the top prize at the Dubai International Film Festival in 2015, this gripping feature film tells the story of Nojoom Ali, a little girl who made headline news in 2009 and became a symbol of the movement against forced and underage marriage. Subjected to physical and psychological abuse at the hands of her husband and mother-in-law, Nojoom escapes and attains protection from a compassionate judge.