Newham Community Cinema presents: Ladies Who Love – The Journey + Halwa

Thursday 25 February, 6-9pm

In partnership with Women Over Fifty Film Festival (WOFFF). All films followed by a Q&A with filmmakers and special guests.

Short – Halwa
Gayatri Bajpai, Nirav Bhakta | USA | 2019 | Drama | 15mins
Sujata Chopra connects with an old friend on Facebook. As she prepares a meal for her husband in the kitchen, memories bubble to the surface.

Feature – The Journey
Ligy J Pullappally | India | PG | 2013 | Drama | 107mins
The Journey tells the story of two young women who grow up together in a rural Indian village, where arranged marriage is the only acceptable form of relationship. Kiran, a studious and reserved young woman, is mortified by her growing lesbian desire for the effervescent Delilah. Ashamed and frightened, she agrees to help her neighbour Rajan in his attempts to win Delilah’s heart, but Delilah soon discovers Kiran’s true feelings.

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