While Unfreedom centres around identity, for the queer characters, it is their identities and their bodies. The male gaze of the film transcends the storyline and caters to the audience abundantly.
My Happy Family follows the life of a teacher (Manana)probably in her late forties in an extended family who moves out to live in a rented apartment in a neighbouring district preferring solitude to the crowded atmosphere of her cluttered house.
Sorry, Guru Dutt, but your representation of a 'virtuous' woman didn’t sound appropriate to me in some of your films.
Aani Maani gives a disclaimer in the beginning that it is inspired by true events but is not a documentary. Irshad is aware of the tiny gap between the film and reality.
If comfy-cosy, women-led, binge-able sitcoms are your thing, then here is a list you can cater yourself to during Quarantine 2020.
The world of superheroes has always been unfair to women, just like ours. For ages, the protagonists have only been men. Women exist completely in their context.
Set in the streets of Lahore, Sitara is a story about Pari, a fourteen-year-old girl. Released on Netflix this International Women's Day, the short 15-minute film puts forth the grave issue of child marriage .
Yeh Ballet are films based on the lives of Amiruddin Shah and Manish Chauhan. These two young artists made their way out of the struggling life in Mumbai into the ballet world.
In reel or real life, the Manic Pixie Dream Girl exists because the idea of a woman’s world revolving around a man’s problems hasn’t been entirely banished.
Ghar Ki Murgi has all the tropes of a film about a housewife: a restlessly whistling pressure cooker, a multi-tasking demure housewife, a husband who is busy and demanding, whiny children, and a bustling household.