Short Thriller on Honor Killings and Panel Discussion on Women Empowerment
Forbidden 5:00 pm to 5:25 pm
Forbidden is a short dramatic thriller that follows a Sikh woman named Jasleen, who is running away with her Muslim lover, Fahwaz.
Jasleen’s culture and religious conscious family wants her to marry within the Sikh community, and are shocked when she suddenly disappears. After Jasleen and Fahwaz elope, they think they have found happiness—but Jasleen’s family tracks the couple down and commit horrific acts in defense of their family honor.
Women Empowerment Panel 5:30 to 6:25 pm
Discussion on contemporary issues facing women