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Brave Miss World


Brave Miss World
03.29.2017 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Business College Complex - ,
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Brave Miss World 
Wednesday, March 29th @ 7:30 PM
Location: Business College Complex - N100
Join us for a film showing of the documentary, Brave Miss World. Following the film showing, Brave Miss World Director, Cecilia Peck, will speak and answer questions. This event is free of charge to MSU students. For more information, contact Bri Dines at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  
Miss Israel Linor Abargil was abducted, stabbed, and raped in Milan, Italy, at age 18. She had to represent her country in the Miss World competition only six weeks later. When to her shock she was crowned the winner, she vowed to do something about rape. The film follows her from the rape, to her crowning and through her crusade to fight for justice and break the silence. During her travels to speak out and meet with other rape victims, her own trauma begins to resurface. Her serial rapist becomes eligible for parole, and she has to hunt down his previous victims in order to help keep him behind bars. The film explores the trauma of sexual assault through one young woman’s journey from teenage rape victim to Miss World to empowered lawyer and activist. 

Sponsored by MSU Hillel, ASMSU, SACI, Hinenu, Hillel International, The David Project, Israel on Campus Coalition, and the Jewish Women's Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit. 


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