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  • Busting socio-cultural taboos in India
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Busting socio-cultural taboos in India

Incest, lesbianism, sexual liberation and unwed motherhood. These are just a few examples of subjects a new breed of filmmakers are drawing up for female protagonists. But with these topics traditionally considered a taboo in India's culture, what will the implications be?

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