The Forgotten Woman

The Forgotten Woman
Purchase Online
Thursday, January 15, 4:00 PM
Palm Canyon Theatre
Date has passed.

Friday, January 16, 1:00 PM
Palm Canyon Theatre
Date has passed.
watch The Forgotten Woman trailer

The Forgotten Woman
Canada, 2008, 90 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: India
Topics: Documentary, Women
Program: True Stories
Language: Bengali, English, Hindi English Sub-Titles

Awards: Best Doc, Hollywood Film Festival and Miradas Doc Festival

This extraordinary documentary, set in India, aims to understand the destitution and marginalization of many of the millions of widows in India today, who are forced by age-old traditions to live out their remaining years isolated from and shunned by the society at large.

DIRECTOR: Dilip Mehta
Producer: David Hamilton, Noemi Weis
Editor: Dilip Mehta
Screenwriter: Deepa Mehta
Cinematographer: Dilip Mehta
Filmography: Debut Feature
Print Source: Noble Nomad

Official Film Website

You might also enjoy...

Forgotten Transports: To Estonia   

Forgotten Transports: To Estonia
Czech Republic, 2008, 85 min.
Bearing witness to some little-told stories of the Holocaust, this moving documentary offers an important contribution to WWII history as it traces the harrowing three-year odyssey of roughly 100 young Czech Jewish women after they arrived in Estonia on September 5, 1942.... more

Pray the Devil Back to Hell   

Pray the Devil Back to Hell
USA, 2008, 86 min.
Pray the Devil Back to Hell is the moving account of the women of Liberia who, after decades of watching their families slaughtered by bloodthirsty warlords, banded together for peace. Gini Reticker's stunning film serves as a testament to humanity's best in the face of humanity's worst.... more

list all films
list all events

film & event schedule
s m t w t f s
6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19

browse films

search films