Persistent Productions - FireEyes

Fire Eyes - Documentary (1994) Executive Producer, Writer, Director - "It's one of the most powerful movies I've ever seen" - George M. Sneed (Health Care Administrator's Review of "Fire Eyes".) This powerful and important film is the first to present an African viewpoint on a culturally explosive issue. Somali filmmaker Soraya Mire knows firsthand about the traditional African practice of female genital mutilation. At thirteen she was subjected to it and spent the next Twenty seven years recovering physically and emotionally from its cruel legacy. Fire Eyes explores the socio-economic, psychological, and medical consequences of this ancient custom which affects 135 million women worldwide.

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