Barefoot Empress

Barefoot Empress

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6X Real: Competition Documentary Short

Barefoot Empress

Directed by: Vikas Khanna

USA/India, 2022, 15m

In Malayalam with English Subtitles

Southeast Premiere

A 96-year-old woman in Kerala defies tradition and becomes the oldest person to attend first grade in her village, despite the jeers of other students. Produced by Doug Roland (“Feeling Through,” FFF 2020).