20.5.15

This week on Sex City—May 19, 2015

Louise welcomes Jag Parmar, who's film she wrote and directed, Dowry premiered in the ReelWorld Film Festival in Toronto. This film tells the moving tale of Mausam, from an underprivileged family. Her family had arranged for one dowry, but her wheelchair-bound sister Gia also falls in love and demands a dowry for her own. A family feud arises, as the film wrestles with prevalent social severities with dowry processes, including senses of teetering support for Gia by her mother, who discloses experiencing relational violence as a young widow.

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