Polite SocietyDirected by Nida Manzoor
Cast: Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Shobu Kapoor
Official Selection, 2023 Sundance Film Festival
Ria wants to be a stuntwoman. Her badass artist sister helps Ria film kickass YouTube videos, while her high school BFFs are ready for battle should she need to rumble in real life. But high-flying life plans go haywire when the wrong man steps into the siblings’ dojo, and suddenly Ria finds herself in an unexpected adventure against the royals of Pakistani British high society. Heads will turn and sarees will fly, all while Ria proves that she’s no stunt double, she’s the star.