Shot among the Samburu semi-nomadic tribe of Kenya, « When The Time Comes » portraits its relation to the ancestral and controversial practice that is female circumcision (Female Genital Mutilation / Cutting) and highlights the inter-generational debate that is taking place in their communities, allowing girls and women to fight for their rights, with the support of many men.
When The Time Comes, Short Documentary (13 min, 2013)
– Best Short Documentary, Social Impact Media Awards 2014, Los Angeles
– Special Jury Prize, Social Impact Media Awards 2014, Los Angeles
– Audience Awards, Document Film Festival 2014, Glasgow
– Special Mention, Document Film Festival 2014, Glasgow
Commissioned by Les Ailes de Siligi, with the support of MaiProject.
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