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Gurinder Chadha: Directing Multicultural Feminist Dramedies

Parminder Nagra and Keira Knightley in Gurinder Chadha's Bend it Like Beckham.
From 1990 to the present day, Gurinder Chadha has built a prolific career as a director and screenwriter.

Gurinder Chadha builds career on diversified stories

A rebellious daughter playing football, a Pakistani son of immigrants obsessed with the music of Bruce Springsteen and the final British Viceroy of India. These are characters at the heart of filmmaker Gurinder Chada’s extensive filmography, dating back to her 1993 debut, Bhaji on the Beach

The award-winning director has not only helmed 11 feature films and earned an Order of the British Empire award, but also remains an advocate for women in the male-dominant more.


Watch at Home: ‘Blinded by the Light’ & more from female filmmakers

FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.

Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 11/22/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):

  • Blinded by the Light – Gurinder Chadha (director/co-writer)
  • The Knight Before Christmas – Monika Mitchell (director), Cara J.
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