Welcome Valentine 2017

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2017 / 16 minutes

Directed by
Dhruv Satija
Country of production
India

In a temple dedicated to Hanuman in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, a priest flouts convention by marrying couples who are shunned elsewhere: mostly those who have eloped from families who disapprove of their union, but also, even more controversially, same-sex couples. A portrait of a staggeringly progressive and liberal institution, that counters the conservatism and orthodoxy found elsewhere in India’s religious communities.

In the 2019 RAI Film Fest Student
Language and subtitles
Hindi with English subtitles
Location(s) depicted
Ahmedabad
Region
South Asia
Country
India
Keywords
Marriage Love LGBTQI* Religion / Belief / Faith