Avalkoppam (With Her)

Avalkoppam (With Her): Male Auteurs and Malayalam Women’s Cinema of the Twentieth Century

The 22 nd edition of International Film Festival of Kerala is dedicating a section for women named ‘Avalkoppam (With Her): Male Auteurs and Malayalam’. The strongest women characters of all time Malayalam cinema is set to hit the screens once again. The films listed in this section discuss the courage and determination of women in the earlier periods to fight back the orthodox and inhuman practices existed in the name of tradition and social norms despite of the pain,
struggles, humiliation and suppression experienced.