By Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The IMC Ladies’ Wing, one of India’s oldest and most credible women’s organisations hosted a special screening of the movie Love Sonia – a hard hitting powerful film that takes one through the gritty journey, a story of hope and courage of a 17 year old whose struggle takes her across India, Hong Kong and Los Angeles to rescue her sister from the nexus that runs horrific human trafficking across continents.
Director Mr. Tabrez Noorani, Producer – Mr. David Womark and Executive Producer – Ms. Shalini Thackeray were present at the screening with notable members of the IMC Ladies’ Wing and guests.
Mr. Sandeep Karnik – Additional Commissioner of Police Crime Branch also graced the event.
Sharing her thoughts, Mrs. Mohana Nair, President of the IMC Ladies’ Wing stated, “We at IMC Ladies’ Wing, in line with our aim to empower women, through this screening are looking towards creating awareness of the condition of such women by sensitizing the public and promoting the need for rehabilitation of their lives to enable them achieve stability and a secure future.”
The IMC Ladies’ Wing in honour of the Love Sonia team made a donation to Rescue Foundation – a non-profit, grass root NGO involved in rescue, rehabilitation and repatriation of victims of human trafficking picked up from India, Bangladesh, Nepal and subjected to commercial sexual exploitation in India.
This special screening was conceptualised and curated by Ms. Aarti Surendranath, ably executed by Mrs. Kalpana Singhania – Past President and Advisory and the dynamic Cinema and More Committee headed by Mrs. Surbhi Ghatlia and Mrs. Anuja Mittal as the Chairperson and Co-Chairperson respectively.