Partly Private

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Partly Private which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival Partly Private is a witty take on male circumcision and how we in the western world generally feel about it. Both comic and informative, Partly Private questions how an ancient rite became normal medical practice in North America and other parts of the world. The film goes beyond the questions of right or wrong and takes us into a contemporary universe of purported paganism, tribal and family heritage. From NY to Jerusalem to Italy to Turkey, we follow the filmmaker’s personal journey where she is forced to ask: to circumcise or not to circumcise. Partly Private is a story about the bondage of loyalties that drive our lives and the necessary compromise that leads a family to stay together.

~ by gabtor on May 4, 2009.

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