The Veil

The Veil #

A woman with a shawl wrapped over her head stands on a beach, with furniture behind her, in this still from The Day I Became a Woman.

Compare any woman character in Sambizanga to any woman character in The Day I Became a Woman. How do these depictions demonstrate Chandra Talpade Mohanty’s argument that “third world women” are not a monolithic category?