IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival: News
Asian Women's Film Festival: Importance of safe spaces for dissent highlighted at inauguration
Veteran scholar of the arts and Padma Vibhushan recipient Kapila Vatsyayan and eminent critic and scholar Aruna Vasudev were felicitated at the function.
Clair Obscur review: Provocative questioning of the essence of female experience
The Turkish film, a gripping tale of contrasts, opened the 14th Asian Women's Film Festival in New Delhi.
Riding on dreams: Vedika Kruti's film documents the struggle of female auto drivers
The short student film tells the tale of a woman surviving in an alpha male's world, Haryana.
Win people's hearts when you make a documentary: Nupur Basu at IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival
Basu, a documentary filmmaker, is known for films like Dry Days In Dobbagunta (1995), Mothers Of Malapuram (1996), Michael Jackson Comes To Manikganj (2000), Velvet Revolution (2017), amongst several others.
Phir Se Samm Pe Aana preview: Imaging the acoustic
This is a meditation on the performative sites of Girgaum’s Hindustani classical music which urges you to listen closely.
Nadiyude Moonaam Kara preview: Lyrical film that delves into themes of existentialist cinema
Created as a classroom project for students of St Joseph's College of Communication, the film is an adaptation of a short story by the Brazilian writer Joao Guimares Rosa.
Evocatively excavating personal rebellions: Uma Chakravarti’s Ek Inquilab Aur Aaya
The documentary traces the quiet rebellion by two Muslim women, Sughra Fatema and her niece Khadija Ansari, who resisted patriarchy in their own ways.
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Zaffar And Tudu preview: A tale of rugby, challenges and self-discovery
Director Kavita Carneiro takes an unusual story of two underdogs to present a realistic documentary on how rugby changes their life.
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Kho Ki Pa Lu preview: A musical portrait of Phek's community of rice cultivators
Filmmakers Anushka Meenakshi and Iswar Srikumar's documentary on the oral folk tradition of Nagaland's farmers is a sensory treat.
Ask The Sexpert preview: Book an appointment for some education with entertainment
Unheralded filmmaker Vaishali Sinha’s film traces the journey of Dr Mahinder Watsa’s life and his popular column ‘Ask the sexpert’.
Thought-provoking Indian shorts at IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival
The festival, dedicated to showcasing films made by Asian women, has a special section on short films from India.
Aabar Jadi Iccha Karo preview: Wish-fulfilling take on a tragic same-sex love story
Director Debalina imagines a hopeful life for Swapna and Sucheta, who committed suicide in 2011 in Nandigram, West Bengal.
IAWRT Asian Women's Film Festival is challenging status quo: Festival director Aradhana Kohli Kapur
The 14th edition of the festival will be held from 5-7 March 2018 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
The IAWRT's Asian Women's Film Festival
The 14th edition of the festival takes place at the India International Centre (IIC) in New Delhi from 5-7 March 2018.