CMU graduate Seth Fisher directed “Blumenthal” and will appear after the film.
But the highlight of the festival, perhaps, will be the appearances of Linor Abargil, Miss World of 1998, who won the pageant shortly after being raped. Abargil has since become an outspoken leader in the fight against sexual violence. She will appear ...
My Word: On wine and women
Linor Abargil was crowned Miss Israel in 1998, at the age of 18. The month before she competed in the Miss World competition, she was the victim of a brutal kidnapping and rape. Keeping quiet about her ordeal, Abargil won the coveted crown. Abargil now ...
JFilm festival to present 17 films, guest artists
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Another notable entry is "Brave Miss World," a documentary about Linor Abargil, who was crowned Miss Israel and modeling in Italy when she was kidnapped, stabbed and raped outside of Milan. She later was named Miss World and the 92-minute ...
IIT-K goes all out for women empowerment at Techkriti
Times of India
"We have also invited Miss World 1998 Linor Abargil, who was abducted and raped just two months before the pageant, to speak on the issues plaguing women these days and there will also be a screening of a documentary film made on her," informs Faruqi.