Wednesday, April 6, 2011

I Am

I Am, the new film by Onir ("My Brother Nikhil"), opens in India April 29th after about a year of wet kisses from world film festivals. It's co-produced by actor/producer Juhi Chawla, the most understated but effective powerhouse in Indian Film. Onir's films explore sexuality, identity, class and personal politics in an India still largely bound by tradition, but rapidly changing and forcefully testing those restraints. Onir is comprised of four short films, each based on a true story: