"Jenny Kidd" by Laury A. Egan is the type of book that once you pick it up, you don't want to put it down. Jenny spends her autumn in Venice, and by doing so, she loses an illusion and gains a reality. This young, naive artist has the world at her feet, or so she thinks.
Leena Yadav’s latest film Parched is an unflinching look at the dark realities and momentary joys of women’s lives in rural North West India. In the opening of the file, Best friends, widowed Rani (Tannishtha Chatterjee) and Lajjo (Radhika Apte) take a bus to negotiate a wife for Rani’s son. This family adheres to the traditional ways.
Meeting Robyn is the true story of a young mother and her son who have to deal with their pain and confusion over his sexual identify. Robert is haunted by his urge to be female and feels trapped in his male form, until he finds his true identity in Robyn. With no handbook or roadmap for these two to go by, they have to find a way. This is their brave and illuminating story.