LIFF Opening Night: WOMB (Women of My Billion)
+ on stage Q&A with Srishti Bakshi and film critic Anna Smith
This heart-warming documentary opens the festival in unforgettable style.
Dir Ajitesh Sharma
With Fazlur Rahman Babu, Shatabdi Wadud, Titas Zia
English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu with EST
A young woman, Srishti Bakshi, embarks on a spectacular journey, walking nearly 4,000km across India. Along the way she meets and learns first-hand about the experiences of the country’s richly diverse female population. WOMB is a poignant and heart-warming documentary exploring the social and political issues faced by women of today's India. It is a unique testament to seemingly insurmountable challenges in these unprecedented times and the everyday sheroes who are striving forwards.
Tickets: £12.50, concs £10.20 (BFI Members pay £2 less). On sale to BFI Patrons and Champions Tue 18 May 11:30, to BFI Members Tue 18 May 12:30 and to the public from Wed 19 May 11:30.