Shyam Benegal is one of India’s most prolific filmmakers. He’s known for his important role in the new wave of Indian cinema and for creating films that are sensitive to the role of women in Indian society.
Filmspotting co-host, and editor or ThinkChristian.net Josh Larsen joined Eight Forty-Eight to review the new Steven Soderbergh action film Haywire. And WBEZ culture reporter Alison Cuddy joined the conversation to discuss some other films with strong female characters.
The new documentary Beneath the Blindfold delves into a gritty topic that's rarely discussed: how survivors of torture struggle to rebuild their lives.In the film, four diverse individuals - a nursing home aide from Africa, an actor from Colombia, a U.S.