Documentary WOMB To Open Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne 2021

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W.O.M.B
(Girls
Of
My
Billion),
a
poignant
documentary
exploring
the
social
and
political
points
confronted
by
ladies
in
immediately’s
India,
will
open
this
12 months’s
Indian
Movie
Pageant
of
Melbourne
(IFFM)
on
August
12,
the
pageant
organisers
introduced
on
Thursday.
Following
the
success
of
final
12 months’s
digital
format,
the
12th
version
of
the
IFFM
will
take
place
each
bodily
and
just about
amid
the
coronavirus
pandemic.

W.O.M.B,
an
extraordinary
real-life
story
tailor-made
by
director
Ajitesh
Sharma,
will
be
screened
bodily
from
the
premiere
evening.
It
was
additionally
showcased
at
the
London
Indian
Movie
Pageant
final
month.
The
documentary
characteristic
movie
is
the
story
of
a
younger
lady
named
Srishti
Bakshi
who
embarks
on
a
monumental
journey,
strolling
virtually
4000km
over
240
days,
from
Kanyakumari
in
the
south
to
Kashmir,
in
the
North,
alongside
the
means
assembly
and
studying
first
hand
about
the
experiences
of
many
ladies
from
all
corners
of
India.

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Srishti
Bakshi
stated
the
documentary
celebrates
strange
ladies
who
have
proven
extraordinary
braveness
to
rise
above
their
limitations
and
problem
deeply
entrenched
gender
norms.

“Violence
in opposition to
ladies
and
women
is
a
human
rights
violation
and
since
the
outbreak
of
Covid-19
and
the
world
locking
down
to
stay
inside
4
partitions,
rising
information
and
studies
from
these
on
the
frontlines
have
proven
that
all
sorts
of
violence
in opposition to
ladies
and
women,
notably
home
violence,
has
solely
intensified,” she
stated
in
a
assertion.

Apoorva
Bakshi,
producer
of
W.O.M.B,
stated
the
group
is
proud
to
be
the
opening
evening
movie
at
the
IFFM
2021
and
is
trying
ahead
to
sharing
it
with
audiences
worldwide.

“This
documentary
not
solely
presents
details
however
additionally
highlights
potential
options
which
can
be
carried out
immediately,”
she
added.

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The
bodily
format
of
the
IFFM
will
run
from
August
12
to
20,
whereas
its
digital
version
will
run
from
August
15
to
30
throughout
Australia.
In
2021,
the
IFFM
pays
tribute
to
not
solely
the
greatest
of
Indian
cinema,
however
to
many
of
the
Covid-19
heroes,
providing
important
group
help,
connection
and
hope
in
these
troubled
instances,
stated
pageant
director
Mitu
Bhowmick
Lange.

“After
the
unprecedented
challenges
confronted
over
the
final
18
months,
we
are
excited
to
convey
the
Indian
Movie
Pageant
of
Melbourne
again
to
the
large
display screen,
whereas
our
digital
platform
will
guarantee
viewers
round
Australia
can
entry
the
Pageant
too,”
Bhowmick
Lange
stated.

“Movie
Victoria
is
proud
to
be
the
principal
accomplice
of
the
Indian
Movie
Pageant
of
Melbourne.
For
over
a
decade,
this
unbelievable
celebration
of
Indian
movie
and
tradition
has
given
Victorians
the
alternative
to
interact
with
numerous
and
compelling
display screen
tales,
and
it is
fantastic
that
this
12 months
we
can
come
collectively
each
in
cinemas
throughout
Melbourne
and
on-line,”
added
Caroline
Pitcher,
Movie
Victoria
CEO.

The
IFFM
celebrates
Indian
cinema
in
all
its
varieties,
and
offers
an
glorious
alternative
for
filmmakers
to
showcase
their
movies
on
an
worldwide
platform.

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