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'Game Of Thrones' Actress Sibel Kekilli Often Gets Frustrated With Her Character Shae

HuffingtonPost.com | April Sperry | Posted 03.28.2014 | TV

If Sibel Kekilli and her "Game of Thrones" character, Shae, have one thing in common, it's their ability to charm. After she took the stage with Ge...

Feo Aladag on Honor Killings and When We Leave

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kristin McCracken

While the practice seems unthinkable to many, honor killings are still horrifically common -- a fact that inspired German actress Feo Aladag to direct her debut feature film, When We Leave.

HuffPost Review: When We Leave

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Aladag's gripping film is not a sermon or lecture on honor killing. The term itself is never uttered. And yet the message is clear: In this society, women have the same rights as animals and are treated worse.

When We Leave: The Best Tribeca Film

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joseph Smigelski

In When We Leave, named Tribeca's Best Narrative Feature, a young mother flees her abusive husband to return to her family. What ensues is a devastating look at the perverse patriarchal tradition of honor killings.