MAIDA

Director : Lubna Yusuf / 19:16 mins / India / 2019

MAIDA

India / 19:16 / 2019/ Hindi

Direction & DoP Lubna Yusuf Editing Jasir Imtiaz Siddiqui Sound Design Rameez K Zubair

Synopsis: Maida filmed across a span of eight years, traces the dreams and aspirations of a young school girl living in a regressive village in Bihar. Through the mediums of stories and Bhojpuri folk songs, the documentary punctures the myth of women empowerment as we know it.

Director’s Bio: Lubna Yusuf is an author, design thinker and founder of La Legal. She is a debut director.