55min · Documentary, Biography · 27 September 2014
In Kenya, in the year 2013, girls from 6 to 15 years of age are being "cut". 85% of them undergo total mutilation of their external genitalia for non medical reasons. Long before the completion of their growth, girls get in line, and undergo this operation, without any anesthetic or analgesic and under conditions of no hygiene. With the same blade, with no kind of sterilization, all of them will be "cut". Some will die of bleeding, some will get HIV. "Excision" documentary examines the consequences of FGM (female genital mutilation) through female portraits and demonstrates the effects of this action. It was shot in Kenya in the area of the Pokot Tribe in January 2013.
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