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28
Nov
2019

New Barbie dolls for Olympics 2012

first_imgMattel Toys India has launched new editions of the “Barbie I Can Be” range of dolls to commemorate the entire female contingent for Olympics 2012, a company official said.The new edition comprises three dolls – “Barbie I can be a Champion Gymnast”, “Barbie I can be a Tennis Player” and “Barbie I can be a Trackstar”.”Way more than just a fashionista, Barbie encourages girls to imagine themselves in (and “try on”) different careers and personalities. With over 127 careers, Barbie continues to find new ways to spur and encourage the next generation of girls,” said Rahul Bhowmik, head marketing, Mattel Toys India.”This year, the global spectacle Olympics 2012 will witness iconic women achievers from different nations strive for glory on the grandest stage of all. With the launch of the new Barbie ‘I Can Be’ range themed on sports, Barbie truly celebrates the eternal spirit of success and triumph by women achievers across the globe.”- With inputs from IANSlast_img read more

16
Oct
2019

Herbie Hancock To Be Honored At Covenant House Magical Night Of Hope

first_imgOn Thursday evening, May 2, 2013, Covenant House California (“CHC”) will host their Annual Awards Dinner: A Magical Night of Hope at Skirball Culture Center in Los Angeles.This year’s honorees include award-winning musician, composer and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock. The event features a silent and live auction, A-list entertainment including celebrity presenters and hosts as well as dinner and dancing. CHC will also be honoring Executive Director George R. Lozano, who is retiring after 22 years of service.The event will feature a special performance by Grammy Award-winning jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter. Celebrity talent includes Gabriel Mann (Revenge); and Vinessa Shaw (3:10 to Yuma); Mekhi Phifer (ER); Cesar Millan (Dog Whisperer); Khandi Alexander (CSI: Miami); Dayanarra Torres (former Miss Puerto Rico); Quddus (Duets); Kaitlyn Black (Hart of Dixie); Brandi Burkhardt (Hart of Dixie); Quinton Aaron (The Blind Side); Ashlynn Yennie (Human Centipede) and more.WHERE: Skirball Cultural Center 2701 North Sepulveda BoulevardLos Angeles, CA 90049WHEN: Thursday, May 2, 6pmlast_img read more

15
Oct
2019

Deepa Mehta on her film Anatomy of Violence about 2012 gang rape

first_img“Anatomy of Violence” has a raw feel, with largely improvised scenes in New Delhi depicting the lives of the rapists from childhood onward. Some of them experience childhood trauma including molestation, rape and abuse by family members, as well as poverty. Advertisement “Anatomy of Violence,” which starts screening at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox on Friday, is a fictional dramatization of the lives of the rapists. Advertisement Deepa Mehta was in New Delhi visiting her mother in 2012 when news broke of a horrific gang rape there. “I think it was the second day where I thought, ‘I really don’t want to go back, put the script together and cast professional actors from Bollywood and do a film about the rapists,’ because it felt dishonest because what was evolving in front of me was very organic,” she said. “Yes, this is a very particular story, the context is the gang rape that happened in India in 2012, but it’s totally universal,” said Mehta. “It happened in Brazil a few months ago, it happens in Canada all the time. “And let’s not kid ourselves, rape knows no class — rich people rape — it knows no geographic boundaries. It is based on patriarchy, power, misogyny, how we bring up our kids. It’s the lack of equality, that’s what we have to talk about.”By Victoria Ahearn – The Canadian Press “I do hope that it brings up discussion about how society is complicit in how we bring up our children, the kind of education they have, the glass ceiling and how important equality is,” said the writer-director of the Oscar-nominated “Water.” “What was horrific about the whole process was that they threw the young couple out of the bus naked and it took some time for the police to come and get them.” The intent is to initiate a dialogue about the systemic issues, like misogyny and patriarchy, that lead to such violence and breed such individuals, said the acclaimed Indo-Canadian filmmaker. Mehta said she also hopes to elicit a sense of empathy for the rapists. “You have to own up to it, otherwise there will always be the monsters, and monsters are so easy to dismiss. But if the monster is your brother, that’s a problem.” Login/Register With:center_img The film also gives a dramatized look at the life of the victim but doesn’t depict the actual rape. “I just think that if they hadn’t been brought up the way they were, that girl would not be a victim, she would not be dead. That’s food for thought, so why are people afraid of feeling that we’re responsible for them being the way they are? It’s also not just a film about what’s going on in India, she added. LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment “I don’t feel compassion for them because they made a choice and they have to be responsible for that choice and that choice is a horrific, brutal choice,” she said. Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old medical student, was raped and beaten by six men for hours on a moving bus she was on with a male friend. She died two weeks later as a result of massive injuries sustained in the attack. Facebook “I have no desire to re-victimize the victim,” said Mehta. “It’s not about that poor young woman. It’s about what we make, these guys, these brutal rapists.” Advertisement “There’s something that’s so visceral about this experience, about the thought of a young woman in a moving bus being gang-raped, and the bus is going around an area of Delhi, passing six police posts and nothing happens,” Mehta, who grew up in New Delhi, said in a recent interview. Mehta said she initially wanted to make a scripted feature and went to New Delhi to hold improv sessions to come up with storylines. But as they started filming the improv workshops, she realized the material was too powerful to abandon. Twitterlast_img read more