Halwa

Directed by Gayatri Bajpai & Nirav Bhakta

On the eve of her wedding anniversary, empty-nester Sujata Chopra attempts to find some joy in her broken marriage, but instead she learns about the passing of her childhood companion’s spouse on Facebook. Although disconnected from the woman for over 30 years, Sujata finds the courage to reach out to send her condolences. They reconnect, sparking friction when Sujata’s controlling husband, Dr. Chopra, finds out.

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Queer Asian Voices: Intimacy & Isolation

Whether it is the urge to touch or simply be in the same room as another, we all crave intimacy. But what happens if we are forced to express it in secret? These films and music videos emphasize how individuals can a way to reconnect—even in the most isolated settings.

Dates & Times
Past
Asian Arts Initiative

Sat, Nov 16
12:10 pm