1996. India. Deepa Mehta. 101 min.
Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 5:30 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
1996. India. Directed by Deepa Mehta. With Karishma Jhalani, Ramanjeet Kaur, Dilip Mehta. Mehta triumphs with this provocative and passionate story of love between two women in India, who struggle with the conflict between their traditional obligations and the tender awakening of their unanticipated desire. Igniting controversy and debate in India—and worldwide—upon its release, Fire remains a brave and pioneering work. In Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi; English subtitles. 101 min.