Margarita, with a Straw


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MANAGING DIFFERENTNESS-01-01Managing Differentness Through the Filmic Lens of Indian-American Experience

Margarita, with a Straw

  • 2014
  • Directed By: Shonali Bose and Nitesh Maniyar
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Drama
  • 100 Minutes
  1. Tuesday, March 8, 2016 7:00 p.m.
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This film follows a bright young college student from India with a congenital physical disability (cerebral palsy) who comes to New York City for graduate studies. Not only does Laila have to face all the cultural difficulties that any foreign student encounters, but she also has to find ways to negotiate the city, her growing awareness of her own sexuality, and a very visible disability. In English and Hindi with English subtitles. (2K DCP Presentation)