Hidden behind the Spotlight: Indian Cinema’s Gender Problem

After winning the inaugural edition of the Oxfam Best Film on Gender Equality Award, director Alankrita Srivastava will be judging the films shortlisted for this year's award. Alankrita whose Lipstick Under My Burkha won the award last year is keen that more and more women turn to...

Indian Film Industry must make space for ‘lady-oriented’ films

Celebrating the release of Lipstick Under My Burkha, Oxfam India today urged the Indian film fraternity to produce more women oriented cinema and make space for many more women filmmakers to tell stories from the perspectives of women and girls.Lipstick Under My Burkha was presented the Oxfam Best...

Lipstick Under My Burkha Official Trailer - Winner of Oxfam's Best Film on Gender Equality Award

Oxfam India instituted the 'Best Film on Gender Equality' award because it believes in the power of cinema in promoting positive gender norms. Through this first-of-its-kind honour in India, we recognise the professional filmmakers who are making cinema that promotes positive gender-based social...