Ocean County Library Screens Saving Face Documentary
TOMS RIVER–In commemoration of International Women’s Day, the Ocean County Library Toms River branch (101 Washington Street) is screening the documentary “Saving Face” 10 am, Monday, March 9.
“Saving Face” is the 2012 Academy Award Winner For Documentary (Short Subject) and chronicles a realistic view of women’s struggle in Pakistan, where acid violence attacks against women are a growing concern. The film also follows London-based plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad as he journeys to Pakistan to perform reconstructive surgery on the survivor of these attacks.
Followed by the film screening, there will be a discussion about Pakistan, its culture and the changing social and political dynamics, and the lives of women in this country.
This screening is free and open to the public. To register, visit www.theoceancountylibrary.org or call 732-349-6200.