The Malak

Director: Kat Mansoor with VAMP/SANGRAM
In India, a Malak is a female sex worker’s informal companion. In this funny short an Indian activist introduces us to her Malak and describes their courtship and subsequent relationship. Kamlabhai, protagonist and long time sex worker activist, died this year. She had been a dedicated friend, sex worker and activist and she is missed by her large community. (3 min. 2011)

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