World Premier – Because We Are Girls

Apr 14, 2019

Because We Are Girls
National Film Board Of Canada production
Directed by Baljit Sangra

I am super excited to share Because We Are Girls, is having it’s world premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto, May 1 – 3, 2019, and it’s Vancouver premier at the Doxa Film Festival, May 3 and May 7, 2019. This documentary film has taken tremendous effort, over 4 years in the making and shares the story of me and my sisters breaking our silence of sexual abuse and the impact the abuse has had on our lives.

To watch the film trailer

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I would love to see you there and hear your thoughts on such an important issue that is harming our girls, boys and women world wide.

With love and respect,


About Jeeti Pooni

Jeeti Pooni is a motivational speaker, the author of The Silent Stoning, and the driving force behind her documentary film Because We Are Girls, which highlights Jeeti and her family’s arduous journey. Jeeti is an advocate for cultural change, and a voice for all those that have suffered sexual abuse. She lives in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada with her husband and two daughters.