This week we bring you Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya’s masterful film, “Searching for Saraswati,” a wry, modern-day parable of religion and politics that plays out in the Indian countryside. Abraham and Madheshiya — who previously directed the exquisite feature documentary, “The Cinema Travellers” — spin an understated and hilarious portrait of politicians, priests and religious devotees all hurrying to get in on what they hope will be a religious and cultural groundswell, no matter what the skeptics say. Read the article here: https://nyti.ms/2Jlq3MI
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