Ek Aasha - Made in Melbourne
Hindi with English subtitles
Saturday, August 17, 12.00 PM | HOYTS District Docklands
The quest of a transgender girl to become a teacher in India. Aashish in an aspiring teacher and has struggled with his gender identity since childhood. Aashish makes the difficult decision to leave home and join a traditional transgender community (known as Hijras). The Hijra Guru allows Aashish to transition into Aasha. The life of a traditional Hindu Hijra in modern India is stifling. Will Aasha be able to pursue her dream career of teaching - something that only a handful of Hijras could do out of around five million of them in India.