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Untying the Knot tells the powerful story of Rumana Monzur, the blinded survivor of a domestic attack, and her courageous pursuit of a career in Canada. A powerful exploration of marriage in Bangladesh, the film also follows three women in Dhaka as they struggle with abuse and social pressure, laying bare the sacrifices made by women in the name of marital expectation.
Untying the Knot will screen in Toronto on June 17, 2019, as part of the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema series, ‘Films Changing the World.’
The screening will be followed by a Skype q&a with Rumana Monzur.
The film also screens in Edmonton at Northwest Fest on Sunday, May 5.
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Untying the Knot will have its broadcast premiere on CBC’s documentary Channel in fall 2019.