“The spirit of all women”

Oorvazi Irani’s film Anahita’s Law explores the ordeals faced by women
Firdaus Gandavia

"History has been blind to the fate of womankind,” stated director and actor Oorvazi Irani in her film Anahita’s Law. The 21-minute movie premiered at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) on May 31, 2019. The film is thought provoking, packed with ideas, and artistically conceived and executed: a second viewing is a must. The film is in the form of a monolog with a remarkably crisp and poetic script created by Farrukh Dhondy. Irani is director, producer and actor, performing all her roles with consummate skill and subtlety. Whether it is Anahita, the ancient, popular fourth century BC......

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