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[DENVER] Colorado Dragon Film Festival Opening Night: L​ipstick Under My Burkha

  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Sloans Lake 4255 West Colfax Avenue Denver, CO 80204 USA (map)

Join The Cosmos Denver on opening night of the Colorado Dragon Film Festival. This year's festival theme is Women in Film & The Arts "to celebrate the creative presence and projects of women on screen, behind the scenes, and in the community." The festival will open with a movie called, Lipstick Under My Burkha, which is about four women on a journey to discover freedom and happiness in order to be independent and break free from the conservative society. Watch the trailer!

Buy your tickets for the movie at the Alamo Drafthouse Sloans Lake website HERE. Get them while they last! The movie begins at 7:30pm, but we invite you to join us for drinks at BarFly at the Alamo Drafthouse beforehand to meet each other and after the movie to debrief our feels if you'd like.

This event is open to Asians and non-Asians of all genders. So invite your friends! Kindly RSVP by Thursday, February 28th so that we can make sure to connect on that evening!

"Lipstick Under My Burkha is an Indian comedy film written and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava. Originally banned in its country of origin for being "lady oriented," Lipstick Under My Burkha battled against the Censor Board of India before finally being released to the public. "The film premiered at the Tokyo and Mumbai Film Festivals, where it won the Spirit of Asia Prize and the Oxfam Award for Best Film on Gender Equality. The film turned out to be both a critical and commercial hit at the box office."

"Lipstick Under My Burkha' Is the Much-Needed Conversation India Refused to Have" - The Wire India