Used to wonder if the Quran is really gender biased, says Farha Khatun on the quest that led to Holy Rights
The film follows Safia Akhtar from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh who joins a programme that trains women as qazis.
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I wanted to humanize people, says Mehvish Altaf Rather on her documentary about traditional Kashmiri bakeries
Kandurwan - Baking History is an attempt to portray the inhabitants of the valley in their normal everday life and not just as people in a state of turmoil.
Trying to explore a poetic sense of being, says filmmaker Shashank Walia on his films
The filmmaker talks about how both, Somewhere Nowhere and In the Month of Love, explore the interaction between people and spaces in their own way. He also shares his experience of being at the Rotterdam Film Festival earlier this year.
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We need to have these solidarities, says documentary filmmaker Nupur Basu, on women-only film festivals
Basu, who is also the managing trustee of IAWRT's India chapter, talks about the significance of organising a women-only film festival and the need to safeguard such niche spaces.
Wanted to deal with the idea of cultural difference in the context of a relationship: Rhea Mathews
Filmmaker Rhea Mathews talks about the interaction between gender and tradition that she wanted to explore in her graduating film, Stains.