Documentary by Sophia Kruz, 87mins, USA, 2017.
This prize-winning film portrays four unusual ladies, who through their art and social engagement stand up for the rights of ladies worldwide.
Sister Fa, really Fatou Mandiang Diatta, is a Senegalese rapper and activist against genital mutilation in Africa. A graffiti artist who protests against violence in the Brazilian favelas with her artwork, an Indian dancer who with the art of dance brings therapy to the victims of sexual assault, a young American who has started a fashion brand in Africa. These ladies tell the story of success and courage in an often seemingly comfortless world.
Followed by: film discussion with Sister Fa (protagonist).