The Happy Family, directed by Nana Ekvtimisishvili and Simon Groß, is a Georgian Film available on Netflix. As the name suggests, it is a film with a simple story that brings out the facade of a happy and cheerful family. With brilliant storytelling, the film stars Ia Shughliashvili as Manana, a 50-year-old school teacher who decides to live by her own. Manana is a woman we all probably know. She could be our mother, aunt, sister, or a reflection of ourselves. She is a woman who is repeatedly told that her destiny is tied to being a good daughter, a … Continue reading The Happy Family – Georgian Film wrapped in subtle feminism
Recently, I saw pictures of Odiya women in beautiful sarees on swings splashed across the social media. I came to know that at this time of the year, Odisha observes a three-day festival called Raja Parba which celebrates a girl’s … Continue reading Even our Goddesses have Vagina, and they bleed!