'Period.End of Sentence.' shines at Oscars

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Mon, Feb 25, 2019, 03:57 PM

Period.End of Sentence. shines at Oscars

Mumbai, Feb 25: Here is the great news that A film on menstruation, set in rural India, titled 'Period. End of Sentence.', has won the Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 91st Academy Awards.

It is known the news that Award-winning filmmaker Rayka Zehtabchi has directed the short film, which has been produced by Indian producer Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment.

The film came to into being as a part of The Pad Project, started by students at the Oakwood School in Los Angeles and their teacher, Melissa Berton.

"I'm not crying because I'm on my period or anything. I can't believe a film on menstruation won an Oscar," Zehtabchi said in her acceptance speech.

She also gave a nod to Monga.Guneet Monga know that you have been empowering women all over the world fight for menstrual equality, she added.

Dedicating the award to her school, Berton said the project was born because her students in LA and people in India wanted to make a human rights difference.