Writing With Fire
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    Writing With Fire

    Directed by

    India

    2021

    94 min

    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.

    Awards

    • Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary - Sundance FF
    • World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award: Impact for Change - Sundance FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Screenplay
    Sushmit Ghosh
    Rintu Thomas
    Cinematography
    Sushmit Ghosh
    Karan Thapliyal
    Editing
    Sushmit Ghosh
    Rintu Thomas
    Music
    Tajdar Junaid
    Sales
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    Production
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    Press

    Insightful and inspirational...the filmmakers illuminate plenty.

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The most inspiring journalism movie — maybe ever

    The Washington Post

    Engaging and hopeful.

    Screen Daily

    Sushmit Ghosh

    Sushmit Ghosh

    India

    Sushmit Ghosh is a director and cinematographer whose award-winning shorts are used globally as advocacy and social impact tools. He is a Bertha Foundation fellow and a recipient of the President's Medal of India. Ghosh's work is supported by Chicken & Egg Pictures, Tribeca Film Institute, and Doc Society, among others.

    Rintu Thomas

    Rintu Thomas

    India

    Rintu Thomas is an award-winning director/producer whose films have been recognized as catalysts for new conversations. She is a Sundance Institute Stories of Change fellow. Thomas's work is supported by Chicken & Egg Pictures, Bertha Foundation, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the Finnish Film Foundation, SFFILM Documentary Film Fund, and Sørfond, among others.