Brave Miss World
Saturday June 7 ~ 5:00 pm
Miss Israel Linor Abargil was abducted, stabbed, and raped in Milan, Italy, at age 18. She had to represent her country in the Miss World competition only six weeks later. When to her shock she was crowned the winner, she vowed to do something about rape.
The film follows her from the rape, to her crowning and through her crusade to fight for justice and break the silence.
During her travels to speak out and meet with other rape victims, her own trauma begins to resurface. Her serial rapist becomes eligible for parole, and she has to hunt down his previous victims in order to help keep him behind bars.
The film explores the trauma of sexual assault through one young woman’s journey from teenage rape victim to Miss World to empowered lawyer and activist.
The Consulate of Israel is a proud sponsor of this screening.
Purchase tickets here at KiMo Tickets. View the trailer here.
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