The Day My God Died
<i>Andrew Levine. Independent Lens. 60 minutes. Airs on PBS, Nov. 30.</i>
Their stories sound like South Asian versions of the Marquis de Sade, but its not fiction. As Tim Robbins narrates, sweet-faced, teen-age girls from Nepal -- former prostitutes in India rescued by a child-saving agency -- describe the trauma of being kidnapped from their villages and imprisoned in Bombay brothels. They recall beatings and rapes to break them for sex with scores of clients a week. They talk of being infected with HIV, and preparing to die of AIDS.