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Dowry

Synopsis: Mausam, from an underprivileged family, is finally getting married. Hers, is the only anticipated wedding as her sister, Gia is wheelchair-bound. They only need to arrange for one dowry. But Gia also falls in love and demands a dowry f or her own marriage. A family feud erupts between the sisters. Gia’s only teetering support is her mother. The wedding must go on and Mausam pays the price for a dowry that’s simply not enough.

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Director/ Writer: Jag Parmar

Principal cast: Ana Sani,Shireen Hampton, Jasmine Sawant, Shruti Shah
Producers: Inseyet Films in association with Reel Flare Productions

Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country: Canada
Year: 2014
Film length: 97 mins

Director’s Bio: Jag Parmar holds a masters degree in psychology. She is a screenwriter, director and founder of Inseyet Films. Parmar’s short film Her Decision is currently used as an educational tool by the United Nation’s Mission in Sudan . She also produced Life Outside My Window . Both films have been featured on OMNI News.

Programmed by:  Rosanna Shamshudin

Classification: 18A




Schedule

Thursday, March 5 at 8:30pm
Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre
Auditorium 5

NOBODY screens prior.




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