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...

Oxfam Best Film on Gender Equality Award Gets Grand Reception

Cinema has immense influence in Indian society, which is why Oxfam India instituted the 'Best Film on Gender Equality' award in partnership with JIO MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival and Star India. Through this first-of-its-kind honour in India, Oxfam India has recognised professional filmmakers who...

What Rahul Bose Has To Say About Gender Roles In Bollywood Makes Perfect Sense

Rahul Bose may not be seen much these days, but he creates ripples with his strong opinions. Known for doing niche movies and avoiding the limelight, when this man speaks about gender equality people really want to listen. He is currently the global ambassador for Oxfam India, a global movement...

Doing An Item Song In Front Of Fifty Men In A Bar Is A Woman's Choice, Says Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose might be doing less films, but whatever little he has done has always stood out. Yes, he prefers to stay away from the arch-lights, for he prefers to allow his body of work to do all the talking. So when he spoke about the issue of gender equality in both personal and professional life,...

Balancing the scales

There is a growing need to acknowledge efforts to break gender stereotypes in Indian cinema. Take for instance, Nitesh Tiwari’s upcoming film Dangal, with a host of strong female protagonists. Then there’s Vikas Bahl’s refreshing comedy Queen, centred around a woman enjoying her honeymoon after her...

JIO MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star in partnership with Oxfam India, institutes an award for “Best Film on Gender Equality.”

Mumbai July 12, 2016: In another first for the city’s premier film festival, the 18th Jio MAMI Mumbai Festival with Star in partnership with Oxfam India is introducing, “Best Film on Gender Equality” - a special award that focuses on the sensitive portrayal of women in cinema. The award is...