With every international film festival held, the question gets more pressing. Where are the female directors?
Anaarkali Of Aarah is a triumphant assertion of female agency and sexuality. However, we need more diversity in the portrayal of Muslim women.
भारतीय सिनेमा में इस नए चलन की नींव साल 1930 में आस्ट्रेलिया मूल की भारतीय मैरी एन इवांस ने रखी, जो आगे चल कर ‘फीयरलेस नादिया’ के नाम से जानी गर्इं। यह थीं - भारत की पहली महिला स्टंटवूमन।
Silk Smitha's comfort in her own body and with her sexuality were a revolt against the sexist film industry that only saw women as objects.
Holi songs reflect a disturbing rape culture where men are portrayed as deriving pleasure from harassment and women from being harassed.
Fatma Begum broke into the heavily male-dominated film industry as a actress, director, scriptwriter and producer, in the early 20th century.
Sita's Family is a documentary of a daughter diving into the past of her mother Sita who was an activist in the struggle against colonialism.
Actor Prithviraj's statement is a small step in rectifying the decades of misogyny perpetuated in Malayalam cinema.
Overall, Kaabil had a crumbling plotline, held together by a good cinematography and brilliant acting. But it reinforced what it was trying to disprove; the belief that the visually impaired are weak.
The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.