We Are Forbidden

Directed by Cheryl Strayed and Brian Lindstromd

​Documentary Short

8 min



In Nepal, menstruating girls and women face unimaginable stigma. Believed to be unclean, they can’t go to school or visit temples, and are either confined to one room of their homes or forced to sleep outside. This documentary short spotlights the stories of nine Nepali girls who are speaking out against menstrual shaming.

Friday October 11, 2019 3:30PM @ Ridgefield Playhouse

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© 2018 by Ridgefield Independent Film Festival. Made with WIX by Mary Awad.