With ‘Four More Shots Please!,’ India Gets Its Own ‘Sex and the City’

When the HBO series “Sex and the City” first arrived on TV screens in 1998, sex had become “the reigning political story,” according to the writer Julie Salamon. The show was a product and a catalyst of a zeitgeist in which financially independent and imperfect women had carved out a space for themselves and their casual, raging sex lives. The show’s producer, director, cinematographer and editor are all women, an extremely rare feat in India. (In 2014, a study by U.N. Women and the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media found that for every woman behind the camera in the Indian film industry, there were 6.2 men.) Read More…

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