in association with the India Habitat Centre
invites you for its Women's Day month screening and film maker conversation
at 7 pm
on 10 March 2017
Venue: Gulmohar Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi 110003
(nearest metro stations: Jor Bagh, JLN Stadium, Khan Market)
(70mins/Hindi and English with subtitles/2016)
Directed by Pushpa Rawat
Produced by TISS
About the Film: The filmmaker attempts to communicate with a group of young men in the locality who hang around a water tank near her house. They are in turn suspicious and curious about the presence of a woman with a camera!
About the Film maker: Pushpa Rawat is an MA in Philosophy and has been working in films since 2007. She has been involved in film projects in her own community in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. She was one of the filmmakers of the 2007 short documentary Kyon, a group project around gender based violence. Her debut film Nirnay (2012) was a deeply personal film looking at her own life and those of her women friends. It has been widely screened at various film festivals and forums, including the 12th IAWRT Film Festival in 2016. It was the winner of the Pramod Pati Award for the Most Innovative Film at MIFF 2014. She is the recipient of the TISS Early Career Fellowship and her second film Mod has been made as a part of this.
The film will be followed by a discussion with the director, Pushpa Rawat.
Open for all
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