Trailer Alert: Pink Saris

by Melissa Silverstein on September 17, 2010

in Trailer,Uncategorized

The film premiered this week at the Toronto Film Festival.

Here’s a description: Acclaimed director Kim Longinotto is often drawn to tough women. Now she follows Sampat Pal Devi, the leader of the “Pink Gang,” who brings her own brand of justice to the streets of Uttar Pradesh, India, combating violence against women.


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Jihad Punk 77 September 17, 2010 at 10:00 AM

HELL YES!!! Long live the Gulabi Gang!

anna September 17, 2010 at 11:33 AM

Is the movie coming to America?

Eunice Ruiz September 17, 2010 at 3:26 PM

awsome trailer very intresting when is thim movie coming out i wish u well with it

Julie Kerr September 17, 2010 at 5:48 PM

That movie looks good. I wish I was in Toronto right now.

Melody September 21, 2010 at 2:06 AM

Wow, Sampat Pal is crunk with a capital C. I’d love to see this.

Ann Volkes November 7, 2010 at 5:04 PM

Wow, Kim Longinotto has done it again. I just saw “Pink Saris” and it is brilliant, deeply affecting and personal. I love her docs and wish I could get them on home DVD, but Women Make Movies doesn’t distribute for home use. Longinotto is my very favorite non-fiction filmmaker. I was sorry to miss her retrospective at MoMA, I hope it will happen again. She casts a long shadow. The women of the Gulabi Gang are amazing, and you can check out their website and support them. Link through Wikipedia under Gulabi Gang.

Willard Thury June 22, 2012 at 8:30 PM

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jasmin April 14, 2014 at 12:00 PM

hey there, does anyone know where i can buy the documentary on dvd? would be a great help. need it for research. thanks a lot!

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