November 6 - November 22, 2015
Entertaining features, documentaries, and shorts from around the globe.
A Vacation from Ordinary Film.
In 1971, during Bangladesh's war of independence, Meher falls in love with a soldier from the enemy side. When her love is discovered, she is shamed and silenced by her family and society. Today 38 years after the war, Meher has a visitor she cannot turn down. Sarah - war-child, Meher's cousin Neela's daughter, who was given away for adoption has come back to piece together her past. Together, these two women must re-tell history through their stories in order to cut through the stigmas and walk into light. http://rubaiyat-hossain.com/meherjaan