Set over one night, the film follows a young couple on the run in Kerala as they are harassed by a cross-section of society. The film is a comment on the poor situation of women’s safety in India.
The film won the Hivos Tiger award in Rotterdam where it premiered earlier this year. It has been on the global festival circuit since then, picking up accolades and awards along the way.
Matters are not so rosy in India. Durga is the name of a Hindu goddess and a common Indian female name. India’s Central Board of Film Certification ordered the title to be changed from “Sexy Durga” to “S Durga” and the muting of 21 swear words. But it did