Nov 28, 2017 · 09:15 am Nandini Ramnath Closed doors and rejection await the characters from Leena Manimekalai’s documentary. Leena Manimekalai’s film mixes elements of fiction and documentary to recount the encounters between two transwomen and potential landlords in Chennai. Is
Sonaakshi Kohli Nov 28, 2017 https://www.oddnaari.in/life/story/short-film-is-it-too-much-to-ask–highlights-the-struggles-of-transwomen-in-chennai-house-hunting-126784-2017-11-28 You’ve got to watch ‘Is it too Much to Ask?’. Picture this: You’ve worked hard, made your savings, and set out to finally find your dream house for yourself—one with modular kitchen, with beautiful antique
FIRST SPECIAL JURY MENTION is a film on two transgender individuals looking for a room to rent. It is a delicate documentary that treats a sensitive subject with lightness while exposing society’s prejudices. The Jury’s Selection for the first Special Mention is to IS IT TOO MUCH TO ASK by LEENA MANIMEKALAI from INDIA.