Margarita, With a straw
Dir. Shonali bose | drama | India / U.S.a. | 2014 | 100 min. (English and Hindi, with English Subtitles)
SUNDAY, March 22, 12:30 p.m. Chilmark Community Center
An adventurous Delhi student with cerebral palsy seizes her first opportunity for independence in this inspirational love story. Constantly seeking more freedom and new experiences, Laila is accepted at New York University and leaves her home in India to start a new life in Manhattan. While there, she falls for a fiery young activist who challenges her beliefs, sparks her creativity, and fuels an exhilarating journey of self-discovery.
"An unexpected delight of charm and substance." — Dennis Harvey, Variety
"A subject rarely seen in film, told with insight and humor." — Paul Federbush, Sundance Institute
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