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Untying the Knot tells the powerful story of Rumana Monzur, the blinded survivor of a domestic attack, and her courageous pursuit of a career in Canada. A powerful exploration of marriage in Bangladesh, the film also follows three women in Dhaka as they struggle with abuse and social pressure, laying bare the sacrifices made by women in the name of marital expectation.
Untying the Knot won the Audience Choice Award for feature documentary at the South Asian Film Festival of Montreal. The film had its Quebec premiere on Nov 2, 2019.
We are thrilled to announce our international premiere in New Delhi, India, on November 18, 2019, at the prestigious India Habitat Centre.
Untying the Knot will have its Canadian broadcast premiere on CBC’s documentary Channel on Sunday, Nov 24, 2019.