Margarita with a Straw

margaritawebShonali Bose, India, 2014, 100m.
Hindi with English sub-titles.
Released in India as Choone Chali Aasman.

Shonali Bose’s ground-breaking drama stars Kalki Koechlin as a student with cerebral palsy on a voyage of personal discovery. Screened with the kind permission of the filmmaker and distributor. Adult content: unsuitable for children.
You can buy a DVD of Margarita with a Straw online in the UK at Amazon.

Followed by Let’s Talk about Disability Film with Awake (Short Dramas 1, 5pm) filmmakers Michael Achtman and Caglar Kimyoncu, at our café-bar partner Gerry’s Kitchen, opposite the Theatre Royal Stratford East.

With grateful thanks to our funders:Arts Council England, with further support fromTrinity Buoy Wharf, Countryside Properties, Davenport Venue and Events Management and London Borough of Newham.