Because We Are Girls

1 h 25 min
Baljit Sangra

A conservative Indo-Canadian family in small-town British Columbia must come to terms with a devastating secret: three sisters were sexually abused by an older relative beginning in their childhood years. After remaining silent for nearly two and a half decades, the sisters finally decide to come forward—not only to protect other young relatives, but to set an example for their daughters as well.

Awards and distinctions

  • Volunteer Choice Award Doxa - Documentary Film and Video Festival - Vancouver, 2019