Genres: Documentary (2015)
Duration: 1 hour 3 minutes
Director: Leslee Udwin
India’s Daughter is the story of the brutal gang-rape and murder in Delhi of 23 year-old medical student, Jyoti Singh. The film explores the compelling stories behind the 2012 brutal gang-rape by examining the mind-sets of the rapists in exclusive and unprecedented interviews. It exposes a skewed patriarchal society in which an institutionalized view of women as second-class citizens leads to such heinous crimes against women. It makes an impassioned plea for change. The film also explores the political ramifications throughout India. But beyond India, India’s Daughter lays bare the ways in which societies and their patriarchal values have spawned such acts of violence globally.
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