The World Before Her asks: Beauty Pageants -- passé in the West -- but in India, where women remain second-class citizens, can they actually be empowering? The World Before Her follows two converging story lines--that of the girls who want to become Miss India, and that of the forces that want the pageant banned.
Nisha Pahuja is a Canadian documentary filmmaker, researcher and writer. She recently co-wrote and directed Diamond Road, a three part series on the global diamond trade which explores the diverse... more»
Ed Barreveld has been making films since 1986 when he first joined Canada's Oscar-winning National Film Board's Ontario Studio. He has been an independent filmmaker since 1996, producing... more»
Cornelia has been working in documentary production for over 15 years, starting out as a broadcaster, and then moving to independent producer and director. Currently in production on the one-off... more»