Sarratt's International Lens: White Rainbow 

Dharan Mandrayar's 2005 melodrama attacks Indian society's mistreatment of widows, who are shunned by their families and abandoned to poverty and death. Sonali Kulkarni plays the upper-caste wife and business owner whose husband dies in a traffic accident; her ungrateful family dumps her at the so-called "City of Widows," Vrindavan, where she finds solace in the company of three destitute women in equally desperate circumstances. Dr. V. Mohini Giri, the author, daughter-in-law of the late Indian President Shri V.V. Giri and international activist for women's rights who inspired the main character, will attend the free screening.
Fri., Feb. 20, 7 p.m.; Wed., Feb. 25, 7 p.m.; Thu., Feb. 26, 7 p.m.; Wed., March 11, 7 p.m.; Thu., March 12, 7 p.m.; Fri., March 13, 7 p.m.; Wed., March 18, 7 p.m.; Thu., March 19, 7 p.m.; Wed., March 25, 7 p.m.; Thu., March 26, 7 p.m.; Fri., March 27, 7 p.m.; Wed., April 1, 7 p.m.; Thu., April 2, 7 p.m.; Wed., April 8, 7 p.m.; Thu., April 9, 7 p.m.; Wed., April 15, 7 p.m.; Sat., April 18, 7 p.m., 2009


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