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Viewing films where country is India
Standby Short
Angh

Angh

Director Theja Rio

In 1960s rural India, a village chief and his son resist the pressure of conforming to the new world of Christianity.

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Is This Just a Story?

Is This Just a Story?

Yugantar’s most well-known film is a collaboration with the Hyderabad-based feminist activist collective Stree Shakti Sanghatana and an urgent treatise on domestic violence.

Standby Short
Maid Servant

Maid Servant

Yugantar focuses on female labour rights in Maid Servant (Molkarin, 1981), which features domestic workers in Pune.

Selling Fast
Pebbles

Pebbles

Awarded IFFR’s top prize, this lean, arresting debut follows a primal father–son road trip across the arid landscapes of southern India.

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Tobacco Ember

Tobacco Ember

Yugantar focuses on female labour rights in Tobacco Ember (Tambaku Chaakila Oob Ali, 1982), which features factory workers in Nipani.

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Yugantar Film Collective

Yugantar Film Collective

Digitally restored in 2019, three pioneering works by the Yugantar Film Collective offer a rare insight into the active women’s movements across 1980s India.