[March 9] A Suitable Girl: Film screening and discussion with director, Sarita Khurana

[March 9] A Suitable Girl: Film screening and discussion with director, Sarita Khurana

A SUITABLE GIRL

Film screening and discussion with director, Sarita Khurana

Friday, March 9

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 Borough of Manhattan Community College 

199 Chambers Street 

ROOM N452

 

Teaching A SUITABLE GIRL: a workshop for faculty

Friday, March 9

12:00 1:30 PM

Borough of Manhattan Community College 

199 Chambers Street 

ROOM S341

RSVP required for faculty workshop: email buildingaas@gmail.com

Co-sponsored by the Asian/Asian American Research Institute (AAARI)

 

A Suitable Girl follows three young women in India struggling to maintain their identities and follow their dreams amid intense pressure to get married. The film examines the women’s complex relationship with marriage, family, and society. Directed by Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra.

Sarita Khurana is a Director, Producer, and Educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Khurana’s feature film, A Suitable Girl, world premiered in the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival Documentary Competition section and won the Best New Documentary Director prize. Her critically acclaimed work in narrative, documentary and experimental film has been screened and exhibited internationally. Her work often focuses on South Asian stories  and  female subjectivities. 

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Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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