Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

Padman’s promotion has missed out on the main issue feminists feel. Its a woman’s menstrual hygine subject! Women have many stories to share about their menstrual health, sexual health, reproductive health and health in general. The promotions seem to have missed out on the WOMAN in the story. On a social networking site some women shared their stories and their view ON ‘PADMAN’ Heba Ahmed … Continue reading Does Padman challenge help women and their menstrual health stories?

Asghar Farhadi sends an Astronaut to receive his academy award

Asghar Farhadi was conspicuous with his absence this Sunday when he received Academy award in the foreign film category for his film The Salesman. His award was received by an Astronaut and a NASA scientist.   The NASA scientist explained that Farhadi chose them over many other American Iranians to receive the award to send a message to the present political dispensation that when you … Continue reading Asghar Farhadi sends an Astronaut to receive his academy award

Pink: You tremble with indignation- Nakul Singh Sawhney

‘Pink’ is such an important film. And a very well made film at that. The first half was slick and kept me on the edge of my seat. You feel the fear and vulnerability that the women protagonists were made to endure. You tremble with indignation every time you see those wealthy, influential brats assaulting and harassing the three women. You’ve seen those brats so … Continue reading Pink: You tremble with indignation- Nakul Singh Sawhney

DREAMS & REALITIES Ashok Vajpei & P Sainath at the Mumbai Screenwriter’s Conference

Mumbai Wed 3 Aug 2016 by Harsha Prabhu   The 4th Indian Screenwriter’s Conference at St Andrew’s auditorium in the suburb of Bandra, Mumbai got off to a flying start today. Poet and arts administrator Ashok Vajpeyi’s speech was on India’s rich cultural and linguistic diversity and multiplicity of vision. He said there were over 700 languages in India and Hindi alone had 46 dialects. … Continue reading DREAMS & REALITIES Ashok Vajpei & P Sainath at the Mumbai Screenwriter’s Conference

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प्रिय FTII Wisdom Tree के साथियों – मयंक सक्सेना

प्रिय FTII Wisdom Tree के साथियों, आपने अपनी हड़ताल खत्म कर दी है…कहा है कि आंदोलन जारी रहेगा…अच्छा किया है, मैं एक हद तक सहमत हूं…लेकिन एक सवाल है…जो मन में कौंध रहा है…सोचा कि सबसे साझा करूं… पिछले लगभग डेढ़ सौ दिनों में देश भर के लेखक-साहित्यकार-फिल्मकार ही नहीं…आम छात्र…क़ॉलेज-विश्वविद्यालय…और लोग… FTII Film Institute Pune के छात्रों के समर्थन में न केवल आए…बल्कि खुलकर … Continue reading प्रिय FTII Wisdom Tree के साथियों – मयंक सक्सेना