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May 2, 2016, 7:00 P.M.

The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112, George Lucas Building Lobby, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Outside the Box [Office] and RatPac Documentary Films invite you and a guest to a special screening of

In the Name of Honor


Directed by Pawel Gula
Produced by Brett Ratner, Kasia Nabialczyk, and Pawel Gula

Followed by a Q&A with Pawel Gula and Kasia Nabialczyk (in person) and Human Rights Activist Lubna Dawany (via Skype)

7:00 P.M. on Monday, May 2nd, 2016

The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007



About In the Name of Honor

In the Name of Honor exposes frightening cases of honor killings from India, Jordan and Palestine. Hindu, Muslim and Christian families all share the tragic experiences that wrecked their lives. Does a father regret killing his daughter? Why is the woman who survived 18 gunshots put in prison? Are the parents seeking justice for the death of their son? During part verité, part exposé road trip, director Pawel Gula proves there is no honor in killing. The film juxtaposes horrific news footage with insights from the families of victims whose lives have been irreparably altered and the killers who are still debating the consequences of their actions. Broader commentary is given by officials and activists fighting this horrific tradition.

Provided courtesy of RatPac Documentary Films. Not rated. Running time: 72 minutes.

About the Guests

PAWEL GULA (Director/Producer)

Pawel Gula was born in 1968 in Kielce, Poland. He graduated from the Film School in Lodz. Screenwriter, director, producer and cinematographer. He makes documentaries, feature films and commercials.

LUBNA DAWANY (Attorney at law practicing in Jordan since 1993, Member of the Jordanian Bar Association, Member of Amman Chamber of Commerce, and Licensed Arbitrator)

Human Rights activist:

  • Founded Sisterhood Is Global Institute (SIGI) in 1998 with other 5 Jordanian women. Became SIGI President in 2014.
  • Founded Mizan, Law Group for Human Rights in 1998 with other 12 male and female lawyers. Member of the Board of Directors, the Secretary since 2006 until now.
  • The Founder of Jordanian Association to Protect Family Violence Victims, 1997, and was its first President. This NGO targeted victims of crimes that were committed in the name of honor.
  • On the Board of Directors of Family Development Association, and it’s Legal Advisors since 2007.
  • Founded Global Hope for the poor and needy in Jordan in 2008, together with 6 of the church members, and was its first President.

About Outside the Box [Office]

Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. Recognizing a need for greater diversity on campus, the series will draw from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.

To view the calendar of screenings, click here.

Check-In & Reservations

This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.


The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $12.00 at USC Entrance Gate #5, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & McClintock Ave. We recommend Parking Structure D, at the far end of 34th Street. Metered street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago