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Reel Connections Film Festival – Bijuka

Reel Connections Film Festival – Bijuka

Presented by BEMAC, G20 Reel Connections Film Festival showcases a collection of topical films from selected participating G20 nations with nine evenings of world cinema in the three weeks leading up to the Leader’s Summit.

Film Synopsis:

Inspired by true events. Bijuka, tells the true story of a young woman who is attempting to escape from an abusive arranged marriage. After she is forced to stand trial for her efforts to flee, she is gang raped by the members of the village council. She is now serving a life sentence in India for killing her husband, who kept her bound and gagged while the raping occurred.

Festivals/Awards: SXSW

Writer: Mahendra Purohit

Director: Ashtar Sayed

Producer: Meraj Shaikh, Charlotte Poth

Cast: Arti Rautela, Amit Purohit

Proudly supported by the Queensland Government as part of the G20 Cultural Celebrations.

Event Snapshot

Dates: Thursday 30 October
Time: 9:00pm to 10:15pm
Duration: 74 min
Tickets: free event
Address: Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point
Artist website: www.imdb.com/title/tt2004172/