You are cordially invited to the DC Premiere of
THE WARRIOR QUEEN OF JHANSI

THE WARRIOR QUEEN


THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER

UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE
2301 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037  /
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THE WARRIOR QUEEN OF JHANSI

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi is a true story of Rani Lakshmibai, an Indian feminist icon. Known as the Joan of Arc of the East, she led her people into battle against the British Empire in 1857, shifting the balance of power and setting into motion the British East India Company demise. 

6:30pm
Doors

7:00pm
Screening 

Q&A with Director Swati Bhise & Lead Actress Devika Bhise

Reception follows

Free, but Registration Required:


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Presented in Partnership with:
Cayenne Pepper Productions
Roadside Attractions 

The Wing 
US India Business Council

John Hanshaw

John Hanshaw

founded WFI in the Fall of 2007. He has worked in film and television for over ten years at such institutions as NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), PBS and most recently National Geographic. He has degrees from Amherst College, Cambridge University, and GW Law.