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  • o I am Bonnie /45 min.
  • Bonnie(33) is again on the run. He has been on the run from his family and sports fraternity since failing 'sex test' before the Bangkok Asian Games, 1998. A born intersex, raised by poor, illiterate and confused parents as a girl named 'Bandana', s/he became one of the finest strikers of Indian Woman's football team in her/his short career. A Sex Reassignment surgery later transformed her/him to a man but left him without home or career. He left home, took up idol-making for a living.He met Swati(F24) then; They fell in love and married soon but had to move once again fearing social backlash. His fight to establish his identity, struggle for existence met by a sarcastic society yet to learn to take 'other genders' seriously.


EDN Member
Sourabh Dutta

Year
2016

Status
Finished Film


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Role: Director/Cinematographer/Executive Producer Producer: Films Division, India. • 65th National Film Award, 2017: ‘Best Film on Social Issues’. • World Premier: 30th BFI Flare, 2016. • Special Jury Award, Intl. Competition: Mumbai Intl. Film Festival, 2018. • Long Documentary Competition: 9th IDSFFK, Kerala 2016. • Best Documentary: 22nd Kolkata Intl. Film Festival, 2016. • Best Documentary (2nd Prize) : 5th Smita Patil Intl. Film Festival, 2017.

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