Feo Aladag focuses her camera on honor killings

Though rarely documented in the U.S., the tradition of “honor killings”: putting a woman to death for having brought shame on her family–is not uncommon in Islamic countries: it is the subject of the new German film, “Die Fremde” (“When We Leave”), which centers on a German-born Turkish woman who leaves her abusive husband in Istanbul and returns to her family in Berlin, sparking a great deal of arguments over her fate.

via:[http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jan/28/entertainment/la-et-leave-director-20110128]

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