Date: June 25, 2022
Time: 11 AM
Venue: Alternative Law Forum, 122/4, Infantry Road, Bangalore – 560001
About the Filmmaker:
Uma Chakravarti is an Indian historian and filmmaker. Since the 1980s, she has written extensively on Indian history, highlighting issues relating to gender, caste, and class and has been associated with the women’s movement and the movement for democratic rights since the 1980s.
Some of her books are Delhi Riots: Three Days in the Life of a Nation, Social Dimensions of Early Buddhism, Rewriting History: The Life and Times of Pandita Ramabai and Gendering Caste through a Feminist Lens.
She has also directed six documentary films—Darbar e watan, A Quiet Little Entry, Fragments of a Past, Ek Inquilab Aur Aaya: Lucknow 1920-1949, Prison Diaries and Ye Lo Bayan Humare.