Thu 30 Jun

Ladies Only

Cert. 12A

Festivals & Series, Special Screenings

Blue Orchid Hotels London Indian Film Festival

79 mins

in Hindi with EN subtitles

GER/ IND | 2021 | doc | dir. Rebana Liz John

‘What makes you angry?’, a filmmaker asks a woman travelling in the ‘Ladies Only’ compartments of local trains running in and out of Mumbai’s main stations. The answer to this, and many other questions posed in this documentary, are both insightful and surprising, highlighting the contemporary issues, hopes, and struggles facing women in India today. The changing light, faces, and languages reflects the frenetic non-stop Mumbai lifestyle, creating a poetic rhythm flowing through this engrossing and must-see documentary.

+ Q&A with Rebana Liz John

Thu 30 June 8.15pm

women shaping the world

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