LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA

North American Premiere

DIRECTED BY Alankrita Shrivastava

Country: India
Original Title: Lipstick Waale Sapne

Running Time: 116min
Film Year: 2016
Category: Soiree Series

Gloriously audacious in its presentation of Indian women in all their complexity and sexuality, Alankrita Shrivastava’s high-spirited—and sometimes hilarious—second feature tracks its four heroines as they seek liberation from oppressive gender codes.

A young mother and secret saleswoman; a college student hiding her partying from her parents; a beautician who enjoys a healthy sex life with her boyfriend yet is condemned to a limpid arranged marriage; an older woman whose addiction to erotic fiction threatens to spill over into real life: the ladies in Lipstick Under My Burkha are each of them bursting with ideas and appetites that no social order can crush.

This film is also featured in the Cinema 360 category.

This film is available for purchase with Desserts & Directors

SHOWTIMES

Sunday March 5th @ 6:00pm MDC’S TOWER THEATER (THEATER 1) Add to Schedule

Sunday March 5th @ 6:00pm MDC’S TOWER THEATER (THEATER 1) Add to Schedule

Sunday March 5th @ 9:00pm Design District, THE ROOFTOP GARDEN Add to Schedule

Saturday March 11th @ 6:00pm MDC’S TOWER THEATER (THEATER 1) Add to Schedule

Sunday March 12th @ 2:30pm O CINEMA MIAMI BEACH Add to Schedule

credits

Director: Alankrita Shrivastava
Producer: Prakash Jha
Screenwriter: Alankrita Shrivastava

Cinematographer: Akshay Singh
Editor: Charu Shree Roy

Cast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur

Alankrita Shrivastava

Alankrita Shrivastava is an Indian filmmaker. She was the longtime assistant to her uncle, legendary Bollywood director Prakash Jha. Shrivastava’s directorial credits include Turning 30!!! (11) and Lipstick Under My Burkha (16).