Ghatashraddha, in Kannada With English Subtitles

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Event Description: Ghatashraddha, in Kannada With English Subtitles

Films of the Spirit

Curated by Rajiv Mehrotra

Duration: 2 hours 24 mins.

Year: 1977


Director: Girish Kasaravalli

Set in a rural orthodox Brahmin Karnataka village, Kasaravalli’s first feature film tells the story of a child widow through the eyes of a young boy. Yamuna a young widow stays in an agrahara with her father Udupa, who runs a Veda Pathshala. Nani, the new entrant to the school likes her. Yamuna befriends the village school teacher and becomes pregnant. Soon the villagers find out and terming it “immoral” they decide to outcast her by performing the Ghatashraddha ritual

Collaboration: Foundation for Universal Responsibility; and National Film Archive, Pune

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Ghatashraddha, in Kannada With English Subtitles Ghatashraddha, in Kannada With English Subtitles Reviewed by DelhiEvents on Thursday, February 13, 2020 Rating: 5

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