The Common Good in partnership with InStyle Magazine and National Geographic Entertainment invite you to a special screening of
6:30 p.m. Red Carpet Arrivals
7:00 p.m. Screening
Reception to follow
The Paley Center for Media
25 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Desert Flower was adapted from the international bestseller of the same name which has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. It traces the improbable journey of a young Somali woman who treks across the African Desert to find fame and fortune in the west, and in doing so, discovers the strength and voice to bring attention to the dismaying practice of female genital mutilation and it’s assault on a woman’s freedom and dignity.