In this stark moral thriller, selected for the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes, an embattled medical scholar fights institutional sexism.
Bengali widow Rehana Maryam Noor is a busy assistant professor who rules over her medical students and her young daughter with the same cautious eye. When she learns that her supervisor is sexually harassing one of their trainees, she throws herself into a campaign to force the institution to respond. But which will break first: the iron wall that shields abusers or Rehana’s own strict moral code?Read More »
In a series of vignettes, a partially handicapped man lives his days in anguish as he tries to find a way to leave Dhaka.Read More »