Movies Celebrating the Women Directors of India
Sunday, January 13th, 2013
November 25, 2012: Vastupurush (150 mins) (Marathi): Vastupurush is a 2002 Marathi language film directed by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar. It deals with the guardian spirit of the house.
December 2, 2012: Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (120 mins) (Hindi): Mr. and Mrs. Iyer is a 2002 Hindi language Indian drama film written and directed by Aparna Sen. It is a dramatic film portraying a very unusual relationship in the background of communal riots.
January 6, 2013: Disha (Hindi) (135 mins): Disha is a 1990 Hindi langugae film directed by Sai Paranjpye. It deals with rural people being forced out of the village economy.
January 13, 2013: Rudaali (Hindi) (128 mins): Rudaali ("Professional Mourner") is a 1993 Hindi language film directed by Aparna Sen. It is a compassionate movie dealing with professional mourners of Rajasthan.
Please see the following links for more information:
1) NFDC page on Vastupurush (last one in the list)
2) Wikipedia Page on Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
3) Wikipedia Page on Disha
4) Wikipedia Page on Rudaali
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