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Writing with Fire

Directed by: Sushmit Ghosh & Rintu Thomas

Runtime: 92 min

Year: 2021

Country: India

Rated: Not Rated

Language: Hindi

Subtitles: English

Film Type: Documentary

In a cluttered news landscape dominated by men, emerges India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women. Armed with smartphones, Chief Reporter Meera and her journalists break traditions, be it on the frontlines of India’s biggest issues or within the confines of their homes, redefining what it means to be powerful.


2021 Sundance: World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award + Sundance Audience Award
2021 Doc NYC: Winners Circle
2021 Seattle International Film Festival: Special Jury Prize
2021 Washington DC International Film Festival: Justice Matters Awards
2021 San Francisco International Film Festival: Golden Gate Award
2021 Krakow FF: Golden Horn Award
2021 Hot Docs: Top 5 Audience Favorite

Official Selection:

2021 Sundance Film Festival
2021 San Francisco International Film Festival
2021 Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival
2021 Nantucket Film Festival
2021 BlackStar Film Festival
2021 Zurich Film Festival

Tuesday, March 1 @ 7:00 PM

In Person |

Utah Museum of Fine Arts