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In Search...

A vital and tenacious documentary grappling with the trauma of female genital mutilation.

Documentary 2018 90 mins Not rated

Director: Beryl Magoko


Following its courageous director, Magoko as she confronts her past and her own body, In Search… is heartbreaking and triumphant in its portrayal of life with and after female genital mutilation. At the centre of this story is the weighty decision she must make: to undertake reconstructive surgery for the violence she faced as a young girl, or not.

Part of Film Africa 2020. Film Africa is supported by a BFI Audience Award, using funds from the National Lottery