15 Movies for Cinema Fanatic: A Year with Women
Lebanese actress, writer and director Nadie Labaki pulls a Woody Allen for her feature-length debut sitting in the director’s chair, making it look effortless~ especially when creating a beauty parlor as a safe haven for five women in Beirut.
This was one of my Top30 Discoveries of 2014.
This one is easy to find!
Director Shonali Bose works with Konkona Sen Sharma, playing an Indian-American visiting India and exploring her family’s past, only to learn about the genocide that lies behind her story.
Amu is available for free on YouTube.
6. Goynar Baksho
Konkona Sen Sharma is a triple-threat on this list~ this time around at the directorial hands of her mom, Aparna Sen, who adapted the screenplay and directed Goynar Baksho, a tale of three generations of women.