Polite Society

Priya Kansara: ‘I never thought that I’d be a comedic actor’

By Hannah Strong

Priya Kansara talks the epic prep required to play the lead role of a teen stuntwoman-in-the-making in Nida Manzoor's Polite Society.

Nida Manzoor: ‘As South Asian women, we don’t get to rage’

By Soma Ghosh

The writer-director behind the furious, hilarious Polite Society explains how her teenage years inspired her to create a coming-of-age action-comedy for the ages.

Polite Society

By Fatima Sheriff

Following the blast of sitcom joy that was We Are Lady Parts, Nida Manzoor takes a giant leap to the big screen with an in-your-face comedy about crane-kicking the face of traditional mores.

review LWLies Recommends

LWLies 98: The Polite Society issue – Out now!

By Little White Lies

Discover our new issue dedicated to Nida Manzoor’s heiney-kicking comedy about the life of an aspiring South Asian stuntwoman.

Little White Lies Logo

About Little White Lies

Little White Lies was established in 2005 as a bi-monthly print magazine committed to championing great movies and the talented people who make them. Combining cutting-edge design, illustration and journalism, we’ve been described as being “at the vanguard of the independent publishing movement.” Our reviews feature a unique tripartite ranking system that captures the different aspects of the movie-going experience. We believe in Truth & Movies.