Leicester Square screening of India’s Forgotten Women
(a documentary film by Michael Lawson, presented by Anjali Guptara)
Followed by a Q&A Panel Discussion
Chaired by Dharshini David (Sky News)
Panelists include Director Michael Lawson and Lady Kishwar Desai (Chair of “Tongues on Fire”, London’s Asian film festival, and author of “Witness the Night”, a novel that delves into female gendercide in India)
Thursday 1st July 6.30pm – Doors open 6pm
VUE West End, Leicester Square
3 Cranbourn Street, London WC2H 7AL
Tickets: £10 at the door or in advance
India’s Forgotten Women explores the outrageous plight of millions of women oppressed in India today because of their caste identity … astonishing, never-seen-before evidence of domestic violence, dowry crime, sex selective abortion, female infanticide, bonded labour, rape, temple prostitution, and human trafficking.
Clips viewable here
More info here
Am going to this tomorrow.
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