2015 / 52 minutes

Directed by
Azra Rashid
Country of production

A look at genocide, survival, and physical and cultural continuity through the eyes of three women who have experienced three different genocides of the 20th century. Shot on location in Canada, Poland, Bangladesh and Rwanda, A Woman’s Story features three strong women who are connected by the thread of survival. Each one becomes aware of the story of the others, and by this they become more determined to continue their essential duty. By putting women at the front and center of the narrative and transcending their victimization, this film highlights their resilience and survival.

In the 2017 RAI Film Fest
Language and subtitles
Bengali English Kinyarwanda
Location(s) depicted
Bangladesh Canada Uganda

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