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'Son Rise' depicts men as heroes: Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

“Daughters of Mother India” director Vibha Bakshi says her latest documentary film “Son Rise”, set in Haryana, depicts men as heroes.

The real he for she movement

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Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi tells Team Viva how ordinary men are taking on the extraordinary fight to change the narrative on masculinity in Haryana

Men for women

Mumbai Mirror

The unveiling of documentary filmmaker Vibha Bakshi’s newest SonRise was no ordinary affair. On Friday, the film was launched by Yuri Afanasiev, head of the United Nations’ Delhi operations, and Nishtha Satyam, UN Women Deputy Country Representative.

#HearMeToo: UN House in India turns orange as part of ’16 Days of Activism’ against gender-based violence

IANS  |  New Delhi | Published: November 23, 2018

The special event, under UN Secretary General’s UNiTE campaign, has utilized the colour orange to represent a brighter future, free from violence against women and girls, as a unifying theme running through its global activities.

National Award-winning filmmaker and producer, Vibha Bakshi, introduced the teaser of her documentary movie SON RISE. 

IMC-UN join hands to empower women

Fariha Farooqui, DNA

The partnership was unveiled at a conference called ‘WeUNite’, which explored skill development and women entrepreneurship, and was attended by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at Colaba on Tuesday.

Film on Haryana men who take up fight for gender equality

Isha Gupta  |  New Delhi January 16, 2019UPDATED: January 16, 2019 04:08 IST

he film is based on the land of khap panchayat in Haryana, where ordinary men have taken on the ‘extraordinary’ fight to change the narrative of gender equality.

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi's Cinematic Movement 'Son Rise' Focuses On The Lives Of Men Taking Up An 'Extraordinary' Fight To Help Women

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Published: 

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi is a National Award-winning filmmaker who has conferred the honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters due to her work as a journalist and filmmaker from the Boston University. Bakshi has previously filmed ‘Daughters of Mother India’ based out of the country, which was a winner at the National Film Award from the then President of India, Pranab Mukherjee. As per the Global Creative Index, her film ‘Daughters of Mother India’ was the most awarded social campaign in the world. 

Men for women

Mumbai Mirror

Vibha Bakshi presented the keynote address at the Global Women in Leadership Economic Forum there. Among the dignitaries she hobnobbed with were filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who spoke about gender equality in Bollywood, Nigerian billionaire Tonye Cole and erstwhile US President Barack Obama’s half-sister, Dr Auma Obama. Bakshi’s next docu-film (a teaser to this was released by the Under-Secretary General of the UN six months ago)

Men are ‘heroes’ in this gender rights documentary based in Haryana

Nov 24, 2018 | HT Correspondent 

Upcoming documentary ‘Son Rise’ by national award winning filmmaker Vibha Bakshi is set in the land of khap panchayat with local men as its heroes. A teaser of the film was screened in New Delhi at the United Nations office on Friday.

Gender equality debate: Men apart or a part of feminism?

Fariha Farooqui, DNA

Documentary filmmaker Vibha Bakshi, who made the National Award winning Daughters of Mother India  (DOMI)  in 2015 in the aftermath of the gruesome 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape, is on the verge of releasing the sequel titled Son Rise

#HearMeToo: UN House in India turns orange as part of ’16 Days of Activism’ against gender-based violence

By Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: November 27, 2018

The special event, under UN Secretary General’s UNiTE campaign, has utilized the colour orange to represent a brighter future, free from violence against women and girls, as a unifying theme running through its global activities.

National Award-winning filmmaker and producer, Vibha Bakshi, introduced the teaser of her documentary movie SON RISE. 

‘Son Rise’ a film on ordinary men doing extraordinary work

Fariha Farooqui, DNA

After producing a 45-minute documentary on violence against women, Mumbai-based filmmaker Vibha Bakshi is set to release another documentary in March next year. The documentary is about real heroes who fought against such violence in rural areas of the country.

‘Women no longer need to wear the veil,’ says Haryana khap leader

I grew up surrounded by women who always had their faces covered in a ghunghat (veil). The ones who didn’t were looked down upon by the villagers. “She has no shame or dignity,” elders would say about these women. Their family members were ridiculed . “Look, your daughter-in-law steps out of the house without any purdah. Please put your house in order,” people would say.

'Son Rise' depicts men as heroes: Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi

“Daughters of Mother India” director Vibha Bakshi says her latest documentary film “Son Rise”, set in Haryana, depicts men as heroes.

Dismantling patriarchy

THE ASIAN AGE.  |   NIRTIKA PANDITA  Dec 5, 2018, 

In 2012, the Nirbhaya gang rape in Delhi brought the nation to a standstill. The barbaric act not only pushed people out on the roads expressing their anger, but it also threw the police in an odd spot. While the nation demanded action and a safer place for women, filmmaker Vibha Bakshi stood there looking for answers.

In Support Of #MeToo, UN House Turns Orange To End Violence Against Women

  | Updated: November 24, 2018

During the dialogue on changing the narrative on gender equality and ending violence against women, National award-winning filmmaker and producer Vibha Bakshi introduced the teaser of her upcoming ‘Son Rise’