There is a fine bibliography that suggests further reading written by African feminists who brave the threat of death or banishment from family and village and thus will likely not find succor anywhere, and who will be called prostitutes because they have not been excised.
Jan 23, Carla rated it it was amazing I read this after I completed Possessing the Secret of Joy, also by Alice Walker--and I recommend that the two books be read consecutively.
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Female sexual mutilation has been practiced for centuries, but only recently has the subject been openly discussed with a strong movement to end the practice. In England Walker interviews a woman who left Africa to avoid mutilation but whose mother suffered because of her escape.
It seems dark or washed out at times, especially in the dance scenes with the picture moving behind the dancer. Themes[ edit ] Described by critics as "heartbreaking and emotionally satisfying",  "really gripping",  "an unapologetic powerhouse of emotional conflict"  and self-described as a "rousing ode to redemption, reconciliation and the power of the human spirit", Warrior has received the most praise for the emotional approach it takes to the themes of forgiveness and "the enduring bonds of family" that it explores.
The subject matter, handled so tactfully here, makes a powerful statement to the world about the seriousness of this problem. Throughout the video the dance continues interspersed with interviews conducted by Walker. This section does not cite any sources.
With the exception of the Blu-ray including an additional Feature Length Enhanced Viewing Mode, extras are similar between both releases.
This book speaks of the concomitant evils associated with the mutilation of female genitalia: Together they explore the social and religious custom of female genital mutilation that is practiced on over million women worldwide.
Although the cost is high for libraries, this video deserves all the exposure it can get. It is not clear at the beginning that she is dancing out the pain of the circumcised women, and these segments sometimes seem disjointed.
In Africa she interviews several women and children who have undergone the ordeal and a circumciser who inherited the job from her mother. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Pennington, who joined the military branch at age 17 in The Blu-ray release includes a DVD copy of the movie, as well as a downloadable digital copy. The family drama resonates strongly with a resolution that, in retrospect, seems like the only way the brothers could have rediscovered blood ties.
October Warrior received positive reviews from critics, with many praising the acting, fight scenes, cinematography, and music. It is not circumcision; it is mutilation, as castration is not circumcision.
Scott of The New York Times credited the film for being "appropriately blunt, powerful and relentless," also praising the "skillfully staged" fight scenes.
Produced by Alice Walker, Pratibha Parmar. Walker begins by relating a story of how she was mutilated as a child by a brother who blinded her in one eye with a BB gun. The technical quality of the video is not its strong point.Alice Walker's moving program Warrior Marks, which parallels her book of the same title, was made with Pratibha Parmar, an Indian /English producer.
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The Magik of 'The New Mutants' The star of Split and "The 4 of 5 people found this review helpful. Was this review helpful to you? /10(19). Warrior received positive reviews from critics, with many praising the acting, fight scenes, cinematography, and music.
According to review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 83%, based on reviews, with an average score of / flag Like · see review May 15, Zahrah Awaleh rated it liked it It's made up of diaries, letters, and poems both writers kept whilst filming 'Warrior Marks', about FGM in Africa and in the African diaspora.4/5.Download