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The Filmmaker - Smriti Mundhra

The Hermanas Project

Release Date: 11/20/2018

Angie sits down with her Desi sister from another mister, Smriti Mundhra, a brilliant filmmaker and journalist who won the Tribeca Film Festival's Best New Documentary Director Award for her first film, A Suitable Girl. The doc follows three young women in India struggling to maintain their identities and follow their dreams amid intense pressure to get married. Here, Mundhra opens up about her unique journey as an Indian American woman, using her voice to uplift her community and all women of color, and how her late father, the beloved Bollywood director Jag Mundhra continues to inspire the “wokeness” of her life and career.