Sama in the Forest
03-02-23 | 07:00 PM | Gulmohar Hall
Sama in the Forest (2023 / Maithili, English / 75 mins) Dir. Carlos Gómez.This hybrid documentary set in contemporary Mithila, explores the power of women’s storytelling to shape, challenge, and change our understanding of the world. Through a collaborative process, the film brings together perspectives from women in Madhubani, a Maithil writer based in Delhi, and an American anthropologist. As participants reflect on the tale of Sama, the film sheds light on the complex shifts in ideas about gender taking place within Maithil society and beyond.