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Oscar Winning Director Jane Campion Slams India International Women’s Film Festival

In Film, India on February 25, 2010 at 8:06 pm

If these reports are true, this is utterly disgusting and shameful. That it is billed as the India International Women’s Film Festival just adds salt to the wound.

(Full post at Guardian) Today, Campion issued a statement to give her side of the story. While she denied being harassed personally, she had other issues with what she described as a “fraudulently presented” festival.

“I was not sexually harassed by the festival director’s husband and did not make that allegation,” she said. “However at least two other delegates I spoke to and a third I heard about, did have bad experiences with the festival director’s husband and I hear they went on to make allegations of sexual harassment.

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