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.
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.
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