Evening Shadows

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  The timing could not be more perfect for the screening of Indian  filmmaker  Sridhar Rangayan’s  beautifully nuanced family drama coming so soon after his country’s Supreme Court finally legalizing homosexuality.  Being gay waa always taboo in India but never a crime in itself,  but the sexual act between two men was. This is the story of Kartik … Continue reading

Ka Bodyscapes

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You need to adopt an Indian sensibility and momentarily put aside your usual Western discernment when you view the second feature film of New York based writer/director Jayan Cherian which has so outraged the Indian Film Censors that they have banned it from being played in the country.  What has caused them so much offense … Continue reading

Margarita, With A Straw

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Laila may be wheelchair bound because she has cerebral palsy, but it hardly seems an obstacle to stop this young student at the University of Delhi from doing exactly what she wants to do. Encouraged by her middle-class parents, she never lets her disability stop her getting exactly what she wants in life. That is until … Continue reading

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