Streaming on Netflix, Skater Girl is a lovely 2021 film about a young girl who lives in a rural Indian village and discovers her passion in life riding a skateboard. Rachel Saanchita Gupta plays Prerna, the main character. She brings vitality to the role of a dutiful daughter who labors for her self-employed father who is struggling to get by, though that precludes Prerna from attending school. As we see, Prerna’s family is a member of the lower More
This content originally appeared on CounterPunch.org and was authored by Seth Sandronsky.