December 9, 2017
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.
http://www.chaibiscuit.com/is-it-too-much-to-ask-transgender-people-ask-do-we-have-answers/ by kunjila mascillamani Leena Manimekalai’s short documentary poses many questions. Central government is moving towards a transgender bill [Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill] and transgender people are not happy with it. Some of the ideas propagated by Piyush
Parshathy J Nath AUGUST 14, 2017 13:51 IST UPDATED: AUGUST 14, 2017 15:38 IST Link: http://www.thehindu.com/entertainment/art/all-over-the-board/article19490606.ece Leena Manimekalai Film under CBFC ire: Is It Too Much To Ask My latest documentary is about two transwomen friends trying to find an apartment in
Arya P Dinesh | Published: 22nd June 2017 07:00 PM http://www.indulgexpress.com/entertainment/cinema/2017/jun/22/mission-impossible-two-transgender-women-on-house-hunting-2401.html Two talented actors with illustrious, decade-long careers. Yet, when it comes to finding a place to live, Living Smile Vidya and Angel Gladdy don’t seem to get a break.
Official Competition 20th June, 9.30 am, Official Competition Screening, Kairali Theatre.
While interacting with News18.com, Leena maintained that she stands in solidarity with the three banned films and filmmakers. Kriti Tulsiani | News18.com@sleepingpsyche2 Updated:June 14, 2017, 12:53 PM IST A battle that filmmakers have been fighting and unfortunately, will continue to fight, is