Gulabi Gang (India)
Sunday, 7th December, 2014 | 11:00am | The Screening Room
Filmmaker: Nishtha Jain
Language: Hindi (English Subtitles)
Duration: 96 min
Genre: Documentary, Social Awareness
Year of Release: 2014
In Bundelkhand, India, a revolution is in the making among the poorest of the poor, as Sampat Pal and the fiery women of her Gulabi Gang empower themselves and take up the fight against gender violence, caste oppression and widespread corruption.
Nishtha Jain is an independent Indian filmmaker. She studied film direction at the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune. Together with Smriti Nevatia Jain created an independent documentary outfit Raintree Films based in Mumbai. Her films have received numerous awards and have been extensively shown in international film festivals, broadcast on international TV networks and regularly shown in schools and colleges in India and abroad.