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Baba, a young Ghanaian woman, goes in search of her father for his blessing on her impending marriage. This turns to a nightmare as he insists she a different man, and that she undergo ... See full summary »

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Sandy McLeod
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Baba, a young Ghanaian woman, goes in search of her father for his blessing on her impending marriage. This turns to a nightmare as he insists she a different man, and that she undergo female genital mutilation as is the custom in his tribe. She is forced to flee her father's village, seeking refugee status in the U.S. Instead she becomes enmeshed in the U.S. immigration system. Written by Anonymous

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USA

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9 March 2003 (USA) See more »

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Make-Do Productions See more »
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