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Indian films playing at the Mostly British Film Festival
February 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
A NIGHT OF KNOWING NOTHING
Winner of the for Best Documentary at Cannes, director Payal Kapadia creates an intimate look at social life at a Mumbai university through the way it intersects with India’s caste system. The film is skill- fully and artistically constructed through a series of letters of love and longing by a student to her estranged boyfriend – a separation forged by his family who deny them permission to see each other because she is below his caste. As such, it addresses important issues such as Hindu nationalism, the caste system and capitalism through the eyes of Indian college-educated youth.”
Named one of “The Best Genre Movies of 2022” by the New York Times.
One critic calls it “a testament to the inseparability of the country.
India 2022 (99 minutes)