Friday, 20 May 2016
3rd Navi Mumbai International Film Festival NMIFF-2016 welcomes the submission of Feature Film "Black Sheep" from India, Directed by Reshel Shah.
"Black Sheep" is a 70-minute feature length documentary that takes the viewer on a journey into the in-depth lives of the female transgender community of India, the third gender known as Hijras. The film follows the filmmaker, Reshel’s journey as she spends a month with a set of Hijras to understand their lives better as people rather than a label. Through her month venture Reshel gets to understand their needs for family, living for love, want for a better education and more. The film takes an in-depth look into these women as inspirations fighting the social norm. Through Reshel’s voyage she gets to uncover the truth about these Hijras, this being that they are just as human as the person sitting next to you, filled with hope, love and happiness.