May 07, 2013

Good Girls Don’t Dance: Film Screening Announcement

By Padmalatha Ravi


Date: 12 May 2013, Sunday

Time: 3.30pm to 5.30 pm

Venue: Jaaga, KH Road,Bangalore

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Entry fee: Free

About the film:

Good girls don’t dance.
Good girls don’t go out after sun down.
Good girls don’t use mobile phones or have Facebook profile.
Good girls stay away from chowmein-eating boys.
Good girls don’t loiter.
Good girls don’t fall in love.
Good girls don’t wear jeans or show skin.
Good girls don’t drink. Good girls don’t question.
Good girls don’t party and good girls definitely don’t have fun.
But then, good girls don’t get raped or molested, or do they?

This is a crowd funded documentary film. It explores the notions of good girl and bad girl and the role it plays in society’s reaction to sexual harassment and rape. It is an effort to understand why the girl is blamed when she’s molested, sexually harassed or raped.

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