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“Testimony of Ana” Documentary Screening & Discussion

April 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm CDT

Radio-Television-Film MFA film & media production student Sachin Dheeraj will screen his short documentary, “Testimony of Ana” (24 min), followed by a discussion with RTF Associate Professor Lalitha Gopalan and a Q&A.

Set in rural India, the documentary looks at the life of Anaben Pawar. Ana is an elderly tribal woman accused of witchcraft. Through Ana’s story, we delve into a deep-rooted culture of patriarchy and examine one of the most monstrous attacks on women’s bodies in modern India: the witch-hunt.

WINNER  – Best Social Justice Short Film, 16th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival; Best Short Documentary (Oscar-qualifying) at 13th International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala.

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Date:
April 28
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm CDT
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Location:
CMB Studio 6A, 2504 Whitis Ave
Austin, TX 78757 United States
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https://rtf.utexas.edu/programs-initiatives/media-studies-colloquium

Venue

CMB Studio 6A
2504 Whitis Ave
Austin, TX 78757 United States
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Organizer

Department of Radio-Television-Film
Phone:
512-471-6617
Email:
ewakeman@austin.utexas.edu

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Target Audience
Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public
Tags
Creative, Department of Radio-Television-Film, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Film, Global, Moody College, School of Journalism and Media, Storytelling

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