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BAWIFM & 3rd i SF International South Asian Film Festival Co-Present: "The Boxing Ladies + Shorts: Gender/Sexuality in Frame" 2:30pm ROXIE

  • 13 Nov 2011
  • 2:30 PM
  • Roxie Theater


This is a BAWIFM co-present with
3rd i International South Asian Film Festival, November 9 - 13, 2011.

Neelu Bhuman and Jordache Ellapen in Person
Four stellar short films examine issues across the gender/sexuality continuum: Three muslim sisters from Kolkata become national boxing champions in Anusha Nandakumar’s The Boxing Ladies; Siraj ul haq’s Chandni is a poignant tale about a young hijra who finds her place in this world through sufism; Jordache Ellapen’s cane/caindeals with the intersections of migration, desire and sexuality in urban South Africa; Neelu Bhuman’s uplifting Family in Frame follows the filmmaker as she comes out as bisexual to her family.

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