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10 Of The Most Interesting Female Directors In South Asia

10 Of The Most Interesting Female Directors In South Asia

by The Daily Eye Team April 13 2017, 4:13 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 38 secs

With every international film festival held, the question gets more pressing. Where are the female directors? Numerous studies on the representation of women in film keep showing the same depressing results, despite well-meant initiatives by festivals and funds. But as bleak as the prospects may be, there are obviously many wonderful and gifted female filmmakers out there in India and South Asia. Please read on to find who are the most interesting and promising women in South Asian cinema today. These are filmmakers that differ widely from one another; some are more or less established, some are not (but deserve to be!), some do documentaries, some do horror. What they have in common though, is that they are all 100% headstrong, original and female.


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