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Light Fly, Fly High

by Beathe Hofset and Susan Østigaard

Light Fly, Fly High film cover
Runtime: 80′

To celebrate International Women’s Day, The United Nations, in partnership with the BOZAR and the European Commission, screened: “Light Fly, Fly High”

The fascinating story of a young woman who dares to challenge society’s expectations.

With special guest: Susan Østigaard, Film Director


About the film

Thulasi is a young Indian woman who is literally willing to fight for the right to be herself. Not only is she a woman, but she is also a “Dalit,” or “untouchable” in the Indian caste system, and therefore expected to accept her position at the very bottom of the social ladder. But Thulasi is different. She wants to be independent. She wants to be a boxer.

UN Cinema News

Learn more about the film, our guest speakers and the topic at hand with our Ciné-ONU | UN Cinema backgrounder.

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