Meet The Auteur at Elektriteater #8.1: Nishtha Jain

07. November, 2022 18:00 |

Tartu Elektriteater

Tartudok2024: Meet The Auteur at Elektriteater is the first Arts of Survival Documentaries event series. This year we are hosting a dozen film directors from Europe in South Estonia, who will bring their best works to Elektriteater. The programme is curated by Arts of Survival Documentaries Artistic Director Kaarel Kuurmaa, who will open a discussion with the auteurs after the films. Our next guest comes far away from India, Nishtha Jain, who will screen her film Lakshmi and Me. On November 8, she will also show her most renowned film Gulabi Gang.

18.00 Lakshmi and Me (2008, 57min)
19.00 Q&A with Nishtha Jain, moderated by Kaarel Kuurmaa.

The films are with English subtitles. The entrance is free!

Lakshmi and Me (2008, 57min)

Even in a metropolis like Bombay, old feudal attitudes still govern relationships between employers and their “servants” in India. Against this backdrop, Nishtha begins making a film with Lakshmi, her part-time maid. (Mubi)