Knowing Her Place
1990 | 40 minutes | Color | DVD | Order No. 99151
"Stunning and compassionate. A fine example of engaged documentary making."
"**** Emotionally powerful. Presented with unflinching technical skill."
SCREENING HIGHLIGHTS AND AWARDS
- Margaret Mead Film Festival
- American Film and Video Festival, Finalist
Indu Krishnan is an Indian-born producer and director. Krishnan currently lives in San Francisco though she lived and worked many years in New York, where she produced and directed numerous immigration-themed works including Knowing Her Place, a documentary portrait of the dynamics between an Indian woman and three generations of her family living in the US and India. Krishnan has received grants and awards from various organizations including: Independent Television Services, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts and the Women's Panel Paul Robeson Foundation. Krishnan is also known for directing an episode of the acclaimed PBS documentary series The New Americans. The series follows four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they make the move to America and was recently nominated for two of the Independent Documentary Association’s Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards. (07/09)