PARCHED (2015)

Filled with stunning visuals and full of heart, Parched is a force to be reckoned with. India-based director/writer Leena Yadav tells an inspiring tale that celebrates female independence: three women in rural India rebel against oppressive patriarchal rule. The film reminds a stolidly complacent audience that the nightmare is not over, and that in many places in… Continue reading PARCHED (2015)

Chatting about BRICK LANE

Brick Lane is a beautiful film that could have been even better. Based on a well-regarded novel of the same name by Monica Ali, Sarah Gavron’s film is about a young Bangladeshi woman named “Nazneen,” who is sent to London as a teenager to marry a man she has never met… (JLH: 4/5) Click here… Continue reading Chatting about BRICK LANE