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Los Angeles
Date and Time: Sat, May 13, 6:00 PM
Location: Theatre 5, Village East by Angelika, New York, NY
Director: Manish Mundra
Starring: Pooja Pandey, Vineet Kumar Singh
Run time: 108 mins
Language: Hindi, with English subtitles
Year Made: 2022
Country: India

The film is a drama inspired by a real life incident where a young girl from a rural village of North India, decides to fight for justice after being sexually assaulted by a powerful political leader, thereby starting a movement against the vicious patriarchal system in the most violent state of the country.

Movie will be followed by Q & A with Manish Mundra

Director : Manish Mundra
Manish Mundra is a producer, filmmaker and the founder of Drishyam Films, a global motion-picture studio that has to its credit international award-winning films such as Masaan (Cannes 2015), Umrika (Sundance 2015), Dhanak (Berlinale 2015), Newton (Berlinale & AFI Fest 2017) and Kaamyaab (Busan 2018).Newton won the CICAE art cinema award at Berlinale, the Jury Prize at Hong Kong IFF and was also selected as India’s official entry to the Academy Awards in 2018. Manish is also known for establishing the Drishyam–Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab for aspiring Indian screenwriters. He was named as one of Variety magazine’s Top 10 Producers to Watch Out For in 2017. His directorial debut Siya is a social drama feature film inspired by true events and set in Uttar Pradesh, India.