Reel Connections Film Festival – Bijuka
30 Oct 2014 | Thursday 9:00pm to 10:15pm
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.
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.
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.
|Dates:||Thursday 30 October|
|Time:||9:00pm to 10:15pm|
|Address:||Queensland Multicultural Centre, 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point|