Maryam Tafakory: I was five When I Became a Woman


Maryam Tafakory  ‘I was five when I became a woman’, A powerful, symbolic documentary featuring testimonies from victims of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Maryam Tafakory’s film is an impressionistic documentary based on the statements of a number of different women. Every statement in the film is true and is as told to Maryam. The statements are combined together into one story to protect her contributors’ individual identities.

پنج سالم بود که زن شدم

An emotional tapestry that invites you to briefly share the life long torment of genital mutilation still forced upon many young girls around the world.