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October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:39 pm

$10

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Written and Directed by: Rohena Gera
Cast: Tillotama Shome, Vivek Gomber, Geetanjali Kulkarni
Drama | 14A | 99 min. | Hindi/English/Marathi with English subtitles | India/France

 

SCREENING:
Saturday, October 13 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm

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“Gera is a female Indian director making her mark celebrating women’s empowerment against dire economic odds. Her direction exudes a simple grace that transcends local issues.” – Maggie Lee, VARIETY

“The premise could be soapy but the film combines an appealing, understated sweetness with a certain naivety – perhaps even a willfully turned blind eye – when it comes to the uneasy power dynamic between the two characters.”– Wendy Ide, SCREEN DAILY

Ratna works as domestic live-in help with Ashwin, a man from a wealthy family. Although Ashwin seems to have it all, Ratna can sense that he has given up on his dreams and is somewhat lost. On the other hand, Ratna who seems to have nothing, is full of hope and works determinedly towards her dream. As these two worlds collide and the two individuals connect, the barriers between them seem only more insurmountable…

 

2 WINS, 4 NOMINATIONS:

Won – Gan Foundation Support for Distribution, Cannes Film Festival, 2018
Won – World Cinema Amsterdam Audience Award, World Cinema Amsterdam, 2018
Nominated – Youth Jury Award, Film by the Sea International Film Festival, 2018

Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:39 pm
Cost:
$10

Organizer

Barrie Film Festival
Website:
www.barriefilmfestival.ca

Venue

Uptown Theatre
55 Dunlop St. W.
Barrie, Ontario L4N 1A3 Canada
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