Documentary Film Screening
An NCPA Presentation in collaboration with Cinema Collective
The Reality Check film series promotes and encourages documentary filmmakers in India, whose work reflects life and culture in the country today in a provocative blend of creativity and integrity.
Till Death Do Us Part
English/Telugu Film with English Subtitles (53 mins)
The film begins with establishing the Indian woman’s perception about their husbands and marriage, and the deadly price they pay for treating marriage as the only reason for their existence. It also looks at the different challenges faced by three survivors who lived to tell their story. Pain is the central element which bonds these women together, and it is that very pain that compels the protagonist to take it upon herself and ascertain that no other woman should ever go through such horrifying violence.
The film then goes on to explore several factors contributing to the mindset that perpetuates violence like Patriarchy, Lack of Parental Support, Financial Dependency, Ostracism, Loopholes of the justice system, and Police support.
However, unlike other films of domestic violence, this film dares to probe the cycle of violence, which is most likely responsible for the never-ending brutal crimes on women, and children, and does so in an interesting way with the help of hard-hitting facts from experts, along with some gut-wrenching stories of children and older people who have suffered in the safe confines of home.
It is through these brave survivors who have shunned the stigma of society, and decided to turn the tide for themselves, that we see hope springing in the darkest corners of their lives and that of other survivors of domestic violence.
Writer/Director: Insia Dariwala
Producer: Vasavya Mahila Mandali, Andhra Pradesh
The film screening will be followed by a discussion.
Admission on a first-come-first-served basis. NCPA Members will get preferential seating till 6.20 pm.