Panel Discussion: Portrayal of Indian Women in Film
Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 7:30 PM

Moderator Nandita Das leads a discussion on the portrayal of Indian women in film with panelists Shabana Azmi, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Ketan Mehta, and Dilip Basu.

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Panel: Shabana Azmi, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Ketan Mehta, & Dilip Basu
Moderator: Nandita Das

Some of the biggest names in Indian cinema discuss the portrayal of Indian women in film through the lens of the screenings chosen for maximum INDIA. Shabana Azmi has starred in some of the greatest Indian films such as Ankur, Mandi, and Tehzeeb. Adoor Gopalakrishnan is one of India's most acclaimed contemporary film-makers whose award-winning films include Kodiyettam/Ascent and Kathapurushan/Man of the Story. Ketan Mehta is a film director and part of the international film circuit, whose films include Bhavni Bhavai and Mangal Pandey: The Rising. Dilip Basu is Founding Director of the Satyajit Ray Film & Study Center and helped create the South Asia Studies Center at UC Santa Cruz.

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