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'Mustang' Next Film Featured in Gender and Women's Studies Series

The Gender and Women’s Studies Film Series presents “Mustang” Thursday, Oct. 13 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Room 206, Yokum Lecture Hall.

In this 2015 film from Turkey, when five orphaned sisters are seen innocently playing with boys as they walk home from school, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged. Instruction in homemaking replaces school. The sisters, who share a common passion for freedom, find ways of getting around the constraints imposed on them.

The film series, free and open to the public, is held in collaboration with the class, “Gender, Sexuality and Politics in the Middle East.

For more information, contact Gender and Women’s Studies at 518-564-3002.

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