Brave Miss World

Essential Pittsburgh
4:59 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Brave Miss World Confronts Rape Culture and Encourages Victims to Speak Up

Credit Brave Miss World Website

Weeks before Linor Abargil was crowned Miss World 1998, she was brutally raped while modeling in Italy.

Years later, in the documentary Brave Miss World, director Cecilia Peck followed Abargil as she confronted her rapist and encouraged other women to speak out about their own stories of rape.

The film highlights Abargil’s journey from her Miss World crowning to her global advocacy efforts against rape. 

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