April 29, 2006

FILM REVIEW: Emotional Film Depicts Widows Surviving Hindu Backlash in 1938 India: Also transmitting

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c. 2006 Religion News Service (UNDATED) The poignant import “Water” reflects on the plight of Indian widows. According to Hindu custom, women are not allowed to remarry after their husbands die. They are abandoned by their families to dwell in squalor in ashrams, where some of them are sold into prostitution. The film is set […]

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