The Oppressions of Tradition: Breaking Free

Social and cultural traditions can be a beautiful unifying force, helping us to understand where we have come from and helping preserve those things that make each society, ethnicity and culture unique. But tradition can often times be oppressive and archaic, especially when it comes to gender, race and class. In these films, we explore tradition versus modernity and how some women are fighting to change the perceptions and practices of dangerous and oppressive traditions.