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Afghan film aims to break rape taboo

Icy Sun, a film about women dealing with sexual assault, struggles to be accepted in conservative country.

Last Modified: 11 Sep 2013 13:23
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The Icy Sun, a controversial Afghan film made last year about a woman dealing with rape, is struggling to be accepted in Afghanistan, a conservative country, due to a scene of limited nudity.

Fereshta Kazemi, the main actress in the film, talks to Al Jazeera about her ambitions surrounding the film, which aims to break the taboo of discussing sexual assaults against women.

Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from Kabul.

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