The Garden Court Chambers Family Team invite you to a film screening of the award-winning documentary 'Dying to Divorce'.
The film's production was supported by the Garden Court Special Fund.
|Date:||Friday 26 November 2021|
|Time:||6.30pm-8pm, followed by panel discussion and Q&A with the filmmakers and drinks reception|
|Venue:||Courthouse Hotel, 19-21 Great Marlborough St, London, W1F 7HL|
|Areas of Law:||Family Law , Domestic Abuse|
More than one in three Turkish women have experienced domestic violence. The number of femicides is rising. Ipek, a courageous lawyer, is determined to prevent murders by putting abusive partners behind bars. Alongside activists, she fights to get justice for two survivors of horrific violence, against a backdrop of political upheaval.
Filmed over 5 years, 'Dying to Divorce' takes viewers into the heart of Turkey's gender-based violence crisis and the recent political events that have eroded democratic freedoms. Through intimately shot stories, the film, directed by Chloe Fairweather, gives a unique perspective on the struggle to be an independent woman in modern Turkey.
The film has won numerous awards, including the Amnesty International Best Film Award, The Courage Award and it took the Grand Jury Award at the Monte Carlo TV Festival.
Join us for a special free screening of the film sponsored by the Garden Court Chambers Family Law Team, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and a drinks reception at the Courthouse Hotel. We have exclusive use of the private cinema at the Courthouse Hotel.
- Chloe Fairweather, Director of Dying to Divorce
- Ipek Bozkurt, Lawyer in the film and main contributor
- Diana Nammi, Executive Director of IKWRO
- Naomi Wiseman, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers
Places are limited due to the capacity of the venue. If you are attending, please take a Covid-19 lateral flow test on the day of the event and please do not attend if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Thank you for your understanding.