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The Fountain, Burqa Boxers: MUBI India announces its slate of upcoming titles for September 2021

All you need to know about the programming schedule of upcoming titles on MUBI India.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Aug 25, 2021
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The Fountain, Burqa Boxers - MUBI India

Curated streaming service MUBI has unveiled their slate of upcoming titles in September 2021. There are going to be four major releases which include movies, documentaries and more. Arunoday, Burqa Boxers, The Fountain, Hail Satan? and F*****g With Nobody. For the uninitiated, MUBI has an ever-changing collection of hand-picked films from new filmmakers to established award winners. 

Know about the four films in detail below:

Arunoday on September 5
Arunoday - MUBI India

Arunoday is a Partho Sen Gupta directorial featuring Adil Hussain in the leading role. The talented actor will be seen as Inspector Joshi, who is a grieving father searching for his daughter Aruna. She got kidnapped years ago at the age of six. However, his life converges with a recurring dream in which Adil's character pursues a shadowy figure who leads him to Paradise which is a nightclub where teenage girls dance to a leering crowd. Joshi is convinced he will find Aruna at the nightclub and vows to bring her back to his heartbroken wife Leela.

Burqa Boxers on September 19
Burqa Boxers - MUBI India

Burqa Boxers is a feature-length documentary about Muslim women boxers in Kolkata and is directed by Alka Raghuram. In a stereotypical culture, young Muslim women in Kiddirpur, Kolkata, challenge stereotypes by learning boxing. 

The docu-movie narrates the story of these warriors Praveen Sajda, Noorafroz Khatoun, and Ajmera Khatoon as they train for the state amateur boxing championship. It also features Razia Shabnam who is one of the first Indian women to be a coach and an international referee. The film will showcase the hopes, aspirations and frustrations of the young women as they pursue boxing while dealing with societal expectations.

The Fountain on September 12
The Fountain - MUBI India

The Darren Aronofsky directorial follows a man (Hugh Jackman) as he travels through time on a quest for immortality. He is desperate to save the woman (Rachel Weisz) he loves. Set against the backdrop of the 16th-century conquistador, Hugh's character searches for the legendary Fountain of Youth. Whereas as a present-day scientist, he desperately struggles to cure cancer that is killing his wife. Interestingly, a 26th-century astronaut in deep space begins to grasp the mysteries of life, love and death.

Hail Satan? on September 26
Hail Satan? - MUBI India

The documentary shows the Satanic temple which evolves from a small-scale media stunt to an internationally recognized religion with hundreds of thousands of adherents. With their dogged campaign, they place a nine-foot, bronze Satanic monument smack dab next to the statue of the Ten Commandments on the Arkansas State Capitol. The leaders of the temple were forced to consider the true meaning of the separation of church and state.

F*****g With Nobody on September 9
Fucking With Nobody - MUBI India

The writer-director Hannaleena Hauru plays the lead of the film as an ever-single director Hanna. After losing an interesting film job to her nemesis Kristian, she teams up with her sister and counterculture friends. They create a parody romance on Instagram between herself and young actor Ekku. Hanna starts living a crowd-pleasing love story for the public but she finds herself tangled up in the unresolved past with her 'you were never my boyfriend' friend Lasse. The fake romance starts affecting everyone involved, a hurricane of desires, fantasies, hurt and intimacy is set off in the movie.

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