FILMS

ASK THE SEXPERT

(PBS, Amazon, Netflix India, Itunes, Good Docs)

Ask the Sexpert is a feature length documentary about Dr. Mahinder Watsa, a highly popular 93-year-old sex advice columnist for a daily newspaper in Mumbai. Despite sex being a taboo topic in India, the column’s brand of non-moralistic advice and humor has emboldened many to write in with their questions. The columnist gains popularity even while a ban on comprehensive sex education in schools is adopted by approximately a third of India’s states.

AWARDS

Winner, Best Documentary: New Orleans Film Festival

Winner, Best Documentary Feature, Jagran Film Festival, India

Official Nominee, Grierson Award for Best Entertaining Documentary 2018

Winner, "Critics Choice" Best Documentary Feature: Power Brands Bollywood Journalist Awards, India

Winner, Best Documentary, South Asian Film Festival of Montreal

Special Mention: Films Southasia, Nepal

 

MADE IN INDIA

(PBS, Itunes, Amazon, Women Make Movies)

Made in India is a feature length documentary film about the human experiences behind the phenomena of "outsourcing" surrogate mothers to India. The film shows the journey of an infertile American couple, an Indian surrogate and the reproductive outsourcing business that brings them together. Weaving together these personal stories within the context of a growing international industry, MADE IN INDIA explores a complicated clash of families in crisis, reproductive technology, and choice from a global perspective.

AWARDS

Winner, Best Documentary: Florida Film Festival

Winner, Best Documentary: San Francisco Intl Asian American Film Festival

Winner, Best Documentary: Magnolia Independent Film Festival

Nominee: Ridenhour Prize for excellence in truth-telling