20 mins, Drama, colour/bw
Directed by: Pratibha Parmar
Written by: Kumari Salgado
With: Nisha Nayar & Meera Syal
Using a blend of magic realism and realist drama, Memsahib Rita looks at the physical and emotional violence of racism. Shanti is haunted by both the racist taunts of nationalist white youths and the memory of her white mother.
A BBC Television / British Film Institute Production