My mother India

Safina Uberoi

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Documentary film. 'My Mother India' is a passionate film told by the child of a mixed marriage and set against the tumultuous backdrop of modern Indian history. With an Indian father who collects kitch calendars, an Australian mother who hangs her knickers out to dry in front of the horrified Indian neighbours, a grandfather who was a self-styled Guru and a fiercely man-hating grandmother - it is no wonder that Safina Uberoi made a film about her family! What begins as a quirky and humorous documentary about an eccentric, multicultural upbringing unfolds into a complex commentary on the social, political and religious events of the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 which tore this family apart. First screened at Valhalla Cinemas, Glebe for a season of twenty-five weeks commencing October, 2002. Length 52 minutes.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
PublisherAustralian Film Finance Corporation
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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