Margarita, with a Straw

With director Shonali Bose in person

Dirs. Shonali Bose, Nilesh Maniyar. 2014, 97 mins. Digital projection. Based on a true story, Margarita, with a Straw is a funky, stereotype-busting coming-of-age tale about a Punjabi teenage girl with cerebral palsy. Laila, an aspiring writer and secret rebel in a wheelchair, is accepted to New York University and leaves India for Manhattan. After a chance encounter with a fiery female activist, Laila starts to grow emotionally and explore this new world and its liberal sexualities. Tackling subject matter rarely explored with lightheartedness, this TIFF award-winning drama is a beautiful, bold and brave portrait of love, identity and sexuality. Margarita, With a Straw is joyous cinema bound to win your heart.

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