Shut Up Sona – Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020 Review

June 23, 2020

Shut Up Sona – Sheffield Doc/Fest 2020 Review

June 23, 2020

As Indian popstar and activist Sona Mohapatra campaigns against the lack of female artists in her country’s music industry, she receives a comment from a troll that claims the reason for this imbalance is that the lower the pitch, the better the voice – that the ‘shrillness’ of a woman’s sound is simply not good enough. It’s an embodiment of the pushback Sona faces at every point in her career; that she is too loud, too big, takes up too much space. 

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