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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 Mundra.
After the film screening, there will be a questiona and answer period with the film's director Sarita Khurana.
This is a CCT (Co-Curricular Transcript) event.
|Film screening||10 a.m. - 12 p.m.||Room N-452, 199 Chambers St.|
|Teaching a Suitable Girl
(a workshop for faculty)
|12 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.||Room S-341, 199 Chambers St.|
RSVP for the faculty workshop. at 12 p.m. Lunch will be served.
About Sarita Khurana
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 Festivbal Documentary Competition section and won the Best New Documentary Director prize.
See a complete listing of Women's Herstory Month events.
For more information, contact the Women's Resource Center.
This event is co-sponsored by the Asian American/Asian Research Foundation.