A screening of XXWhy
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 11:30am - 01:00pm
Documentary filmmaker, Manjula Bharathy, will lead a post-show discussion.
XXWhy won awards for the best documentary film at the Kashish International Film Festival, 2010, Saathi Rainbow National Film Festival, 2010, and SOMS National Film Festival, 2010.
Dr. Manjula Bharathy is Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Chief Operating Officer (Organization & Social Development) of Kudumbashree, the Poverty Eradication Mission of Government of Kerala. With 420,000 women members, Kudumbashree is one of the largest community- based organizations in the world. Dr. Bharathy’s expertise includes gender and local governance, tribals and local governance, gender and micro-credit program, political economy of the media and development communication. During 2018-2019, she is a Fulbright Senior Scholar at Rutgers.
Hosted by the Rutgers Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
The film focuses on Sree Nandu, the first “out” Transman in Kerala, India.