The Negative Effects of Female Genital Mutilation (USA, 7 min)
Directed by Arnelle Johnson (Free Spirit Media)
Worldwide 30 million girls and women are at risk of Female Genital Mutilation in 29 known countries in Middle East and Africa. Arnelle Johnson’s short film is based on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and how it affects younggirls and women. The genre of the film is documentary. Arnelle’s message is to help people understand why this happens and how they can take a stand and change this procedure. While watching this film, Arnelle want’s people to understand how much time and energy she put into this documentary. She wants people to know why she chose this topic because it matters to her because this practice is wrong even if it is a religious practice.
Youth produced by Arnelle Johnson with Free Spirit Media.
- Festival Screening: Saturday March 5th, 2016 approx. 10:52 am