The Film India Doesn't Want You To See Premiered Last Night In The U.S.

March 10, 2015 4:23 PM

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"India's Daughter," the BBC documentary about the 2012 gang rape of Jyoti Singh, made its U.S. premiere at Baruch College in New York City on Monday despite the film's suppression in India. Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto attended the event, which included a vigil and a post-film panel discussion on women's rights.

Directed by Leslee Udwin, the film examines the global-headline making rape and assault of 23-year-old Singh, who died from internal injuries sustained during the attack. According to the Guardian, the documentary was set to air Sunday on an Indian television station before the premiere was halted b...

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