Guneet Monga hopes Indian government uses Oscar-winning documentary to educate masses

Guneet Monga hopes Indian government uses Oscar-winning documentary to educate masses

An Oscar victory is a definite reason to celebrate for the makers of Period. End of Sentence. — an film on menstruation set in India — but it would be a “dream come true” if the government takes it to the grassroot level via educational programmes to schools and colleges. “After the Oscar win, I’d…

Rami Malek, Olivia Colman, Period. End Of Sentence. win

Rami Malek, Olivia Colman, Period. End Of Sentence. win

While India has not always been lucky at the Oscars, the 91st Academy awards had a stronger connection to India than many would accept. While India’s official entry, Rima Das’s Village Rockstars failed to make the cut for Best Foreign Film, Guneeet Monga-backed Period. End Of Sentence. managed to win the Oscar for Best Documentary…

‘We won’ says Guneet Monga as Period. End of Sentence wins the Oscar for Best Documentary Short 

‘We won’ says Guneet Monga as Period. End of Sentence wins the Oscar for Best Documentary Short 

In a historic event, producer Guneet Monga-backed Period. End Of Sentence won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Film at the 91st Academy Awards held in Los Angeles, early on Monday morning. The film is directed by Rayka Zehtabchi, and deals with the subject of stigma around menstruation in rural India. The short documentary is…