Private Project

No Woman's land (52min)

This is a 52 minute duration documentary film based on the property rights of tribal women in Himachal Pradesh in India. Today we all talk about women empowerment, women security and imbalance in child sex ratio. a large amount of money is spent on women programmes. But on the one corner in India the law applicable here is still gender biased.General law is not applicable here like the any other part of India. Customary law prevail in tribal areas of Himachal. This is the revenue law according to which a women cannot inherit the ancestral property both from paternal and maternal side. Due to this law women are suffering in tribal areas. I am the writer and director of this film. As a freelance journalist I found this subject to be raised at national and international platform. Because no political party wants to discuss this subject. this film is case study of those women who are suffering because of this law and wants to amend this law which is gender biased.

  • Dr Devkanya thakur
    Dr DevKanya thakur
  • Dr DevKanya Thakur
    Dr DevKanya Thakur
  • Dr DevKanya Thakur
    Dr DevKanya Thakur
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    Dr DevKanya thakur
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
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  • India International Film Festival
    Allahabad India
    February 26, 2015
    Utter Pradesh Premiere
    Special Jury Award
  • Ideal Film Lovers Forum, Trivandrum, Kerala

    March 28, 2015
Director Biography - Dr Devkanya thakur

I am a freelance Journalist and a filmmaker and i writes for opinion pages for daily newspapers and book reviews and features for magazines . i did my doctorate in development journalism and film making course in Film and television institute of India

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Director Statement

i writes on gender issues since last ten years. this subject invoke me to make this film and raise this regional issue at national and international platform. so that the voice of these women can be heared at larger prespectives.