Reviews: a film about Hindu widows and children’s books about the Holocaust

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In Friday’s RNS report Lisa Rose reviews “Water,” a film that shows Hindu widows surviving religious backlash: In “Water,” Canadian director Deepa Mehta tells the story of three Hindu widows living in an Indian ashram, circa 1938. The widows, one of whom is 8 years old, are abandoned by their families and forbidden to remarry […]

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