KEYWORDS:UZBEKISTAN, USSR, SOVIET UNION, WOMEN'S RIGHTS
SUMMARY:**TO BE MADE AVAILABLE TO BONA FIDE DOCUMENTARY PROJECTS ONLY AFTER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION** USE RUSSIAN COMMENTARY WITH CAUTION
1988. A disturbing documentary about Uzbek women who set fire to themselves through despair and unhappiness.
Interviews with surviving women
Scenes of women worker and everyday life in Uzbekistan circa 1988 under the Soviets. Women workers in factories women threshing crops in the fields, in textile factories silk worm processing, silk making,
Very disturbing footage of a woman being treated for burns.