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Panihari: The Water Women of India

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 and Time

Sunday, April 14, 2013 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Location

Redpath Museum, Hodgson Seminar Room (room 200) -
859 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 0C4
CANADA

RSVP/Pre-Register

Not required

Contact

Ingrid Birker
Phone: 514-398-4094
Email: ingrid.birker@mcgill.ca