MAMI Films Highlight Women’s Negotiation With Freedom Through Love, Sex and Desire

While love and sex are used as fluff storylines in mainstream cinema, MAMI films used the themes to glorify women’s everyday assertion of agency.

Oct 27, 2019
MAMI film festival 2019
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AuthorPooja Das Sarkar

Pooja Das Sarkar is a filmmaker and writer who is passionate about gender, cinema and development communication. She started her career as a reporter for The Telegraph and Time Out magazine and has been a correspondent for the popular social issues-based TV show Satyamev Jayate. She runs her own creative agency in Mumbai and is the founder of the online platform, Filmwali, dedicated to documenting the work, life and representation of women in Indian cinema. Pooja holds a Master’s degree in media and cultural studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences.