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40 Ratings

The World Before Her

Directed by Nisha Pahuja
Canada, 2012


The women’s wing of the Hindu fundamentalist movement, which rejects Western culture and female emancipation, operates training camps for female warriors. At the opposite extreme is the Miss India pageant, a beauty contest whose winner will compete for Miss World.

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The World Before Her Directed by Nisha Pahuja

Awards & Festivals

Tribeca Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Best Documentary Feature

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2013 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Canadian Film

Genie Awards

2013 | Nominee: Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary