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Sun 21 Jul
19:00
Thu 25 Jul
15:30

Polite Society 12A

Part of Women Aren't Funny
Part of South Asian Heritage Month 2024
Nida Manzoor, UK, 2023, 104m.

All screenings will be shown with Descriptive Subtitles (HOH).


The screening on Sunday July 21 will be followed by a Q&A with lead actor Priya Kansara.


Nida Manzoor, creator of the BAFTA, Peabody, and Rose d’Or award winning sitcom We Are Lady Parts, made her feature directorial debut with Polite Society. This exuberant feminist action comedy, turns genre etiquette on its head whilst examining the complexities of navigating life as a British-Pakistani teenager. 


A merry mash-up of sisterly affection, parental disappointment and bold action, Polite Society follows martial artist-in-training Ria Khan who believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting the help of her friends, Ria attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and sisterhood.


Cast:
Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Shobu Kapoor

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