Women of substance in reel & real

Published: 11th March 2013 12:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th March 2013 02:49 PM   |  A+A-

As part of the Women’s March Celebrations, Moving Images is presenting a week-long film festival titled “Sense, Sensibility and Courage: The unforgettable women of Indian Cinema”.

This festival will feature some iconic films made by eminent filmmakers of the country spanning different time periods with subjects ranging from marginalisation, bigamy, arranged marriage, old age and subsequent loneliness, and stree shakti. About 11 such films will be screened across different venues in the city starting today, until March 8.

Of the 11 movies, two films have women directors, including 36, Chowringhee Lane by Aparna Sen and Much Ado About Knotting (2012) by Anandana Kapur and Geetika Narang Abbasi. These films will be screened at Prasads Preview Theatre, Annapoorna International School of Film and Media (AIFSM) and St Anns College.

The first film of the festival, Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (directed by Shyam Benegal) will be screened at Prasad’s Preview Theatre on March 11 at 3 pm. Actor, director and one of the protagonists of Suraj Ka Saatvan Ghoda, Nina Gupta will be in conversation with Padma Ramesh and interacting with members and audience at Hotel Radisson Blue Plaza at 7 pm.

For more details about the movie screenings log onto:

www.movingimageshyd.com <http://www.movingimageshyd.com>

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