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Brave Miss World

Peck, Cecilia
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In October 1998, eighteen-year-old Linor Abargil was stabbed and raped while working as a model in Milan. Weeks later she was crowned Israel’s first Miss World. Over the course of five years, director Cecilia Peck follows Abargil, on a mission to confront the trauma of her past, including a hunt for other victims of the man who raped her, preventing his parole. Abargil, a poised, magnetic and supremely empathic advocate travels from Hollywood to rape crisis centers, American college campuses and the townships of South Africa to share her story and inspire others to confront shame and to heal. BRAVE MISS WORLD is a call for justice and a startlingly honest portrayal of how personal tragedy can be transformed into a global awareness campaign against sexual violence. Nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking.

Brave Miss World.

Women Make Movies, 2016.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Linor Abargil

Originally produced by Women Make Movies in 2016.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

Peck, Cecilia, film director.; Abargil, Linor, actor.

Women Make Movies (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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