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Panihari: The Water Women of India
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Description: Made in 2006, this film centers on the Panihari (women who fetch water) and one woman, Paru, a shoemaker's wife, as she struggles against nature and society to attain self-reliance for her family and herself. Paru's story coveys the richness and complexity of desert life as well as the extreme obstacles women in India still face today.
Details: This film compliments the didactic exhibit and website: Water is Life/ L'eau - au coeur de la vie, about water resources and conservation. Created with support from the McGill Sustainability Projects Fund. The exhibit panels are in Leacock Building entrance corridor. The website is given via the link below.
Date/Time: Sunday, April 14, 2013 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location(s): Redpath Museum, Hodgson Seminar Room (room 200),
859 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0C4

RSVP/Pre-Register: Not required
Web link: http://www.mcgill.ca/waterislife/waterathome/our-drinking-water
Contact: •  Ingrid Birker
Phone: 514-398-4094
Email: ingrid.birker@mcgill.ca