St. Xavier’s College : Short film
The film focused on ‘eve-teasing’ and sexual harassment, since the subject was recently in the spotlight with a woman in Assam being molested in public. The message has been shown through the innovative idea of a buzzing fly which annoys the protagonist, a college student.The squashing of the pest by the girl gives the clear message, “Women should not take eve teasing lightly and should take action.”
Creative process and production:
The studentswanted to work on the subject of access to basic toilet facilities for women and their idea was even approved by Mr. GopiKukde and Dr. A.L. Sharada. But due to the unavailability of actors, the team had to change its story on the day of the shoot. They came up with a story idea on sexual harassment of girl in the college campus and with inputs from Yogi Chopra and PreetiGopalkrishnan of Can Communicate, presented it in a realistic manner. Shot in the Xavier’s College campus in fast fading daylight, the team worked hard to get the message across in a crisp manner.
Key question: “Is eve-teasing a harmless act?”
|A Laadli Changemakers Club Initiative
Supported by UNFPA