DIFF Opening Night Gala - Lipstick Under My Burkha

Opening Night Gala with live entertainment and special guest Aahana Kumra

Set in the crowded by-lanes of small town India, Lipstick Under My Burkha chronicles the secret lives of four women in search of a little freedom.

Though stifled and trapped by conservative conventions, these four women claim their desires through small acts of courage and stealthy rebellion.

 

OPENING NIGHT GUEST OF HONOUR

Based in Mumbai, India, Aahana Kumra is a popular theatre, Bollywood and television actress. She plays one of the four leading ladies in Lipstick Under My Burkha, one of the most discussed films of 2017 – highly controversial and initially banned in India despite winning multiple awards at international film festivals.

 

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“Audaciously outspoken about women's sexual desires and fantasies, both visually and verbally.”

Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter

Show Time(s)

Add to Calendar 7:15pm,
Thursday 14 September
Deckchair Cinema

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Director

Alankrita Shrivastava

Year

2017

Running Time

117 minutes

Rating

Country of Origin

India

Language

Hindi with English subtitles

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