• Own Voice

Because We Are Girls

Director Baljit Sangra
Year 2019
Run Time 85min
Genre Documentary

Three Punjabi-Canadian sisters await the verdict from the trial of the cousin charged with abusing them as children. In this heavy-hitting documentary, the sisters confront the culture that allowed the abuse to happen, including parents who encouraged their silence.

Director

Baljit Sangra

Writer

Baljit Sangra

Producer

Selwyn Jacob

Genre

Documentary

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Discrimination, Female Filmmaker

Original Language

English

Canadian Distributor

National Film Board (NFB)