Search Results for Tag: film
In today’s tech-savvy and exhibitionist society, the most part of our digital life is consumed by some sort of revealing images. However, in Pakistan, the matter is somewhat different.
Date24.04.2014 | 11:09
How does one vent anger against rapists? Sanjay Chhel decided to make a movie which is being released on December 16, exactly one year after the terrible rape incident in New Delhi shocked India and the rest of the world.
Date13.12.2013 | 9:51
“The first marriage is practice.” This statement from a novel I read some time back left an indelible mark in my brain, especially since I’ve been through a divorce myself. Or let’s say, I’ve had some “practice” and that’s why this Indian advertisement struck a cord with me.
Date20.11.2013 | 15:39
Daughters of a lesser God
The working conditions of the women in Pakistan producing colourful bangles are dangerous and exploitative.The film,” Daughters of a lesser God” by Pakistani director Ammar Aziz takes us through the lives of these women.
Date09.10.2013 | 10:16
Do men ever try to look at themselves as ‘men?’ A new film by Indian journalist and filmmaker Vivek Asri tries to portray the struggles of an Indian man trying to come to terms with the fact that he is infertile and cannot sire a child. How does such a man deal with the Indian stereotype of a macho, virile male and what does his wife have to go through in the process? Vivek speaks to Women Talk Online about the recurring themes of gender identity and of the sense of masculine loss in his film, “Every silence, another doubt.”
Date20.06.2013 | 12:47
Ash is looking to go on a nice date, meet the right girl, but nobody believes he is Indian! Three Dates is a film about a man of Indian origin who lives in New York and has trouble making people around him believe that he is Indian. Why would they? He is not Mama’s boy, Tandoori chicken and spicy Indian food doesn’t go down very well with him and he is not into yoga. He rolls his eyes when his date mentions the aligning of chakras. He could pass for a Mexican or an Italian – anything but Indian. A light-hearted short film, Three Dates explores important questions about one’s identity.
Date29.05.2013 | 12:07
One of our readers, Ridhi Rajpal, is very upset about how men treat her at the workplace. And no, it’s not sexual harassment she is complaining about. Women colleagues in the cinema industry are often considered “softer” than their male colleagues, their abilities are questioned constantly, but they are also pampered.
Date18.10.2012 | 14:36