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About Baadi (Bra)

Runtime: 20 minutes

Language: Urdu

Genre: Short

Baadi is a story about repressed female sexuality and highlights the dearth of conversation or information for teenagers about their changing bodies in a society where their latent desires are often shamed as a means of control.(Baadi is the Punjabi slang world for bra, derived from “body”, since saying “bra” is considered taboo.)

Cast: Meherbano Raja- "Mehreen"

Director: Marya Javed

Marya Javed is a self-taught writer/filmmaker from Pakistan. She started her career as an assistant director from television. She started her solo career as a writer/director in 2018. She has written and directed 5 short films to date.