Documentary Film Screening
An NCPA Presentation in collaboration with Cinema Collective
The Reality Check film series promotes and encourages documentary filmmakers in India, whose work reflects life and culture in the country today in a provocative blend of creativity and integrity.
Writing with Fire
Hindi Film with English Subtitles (94 mins)
Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh’s Academy Award-nominated film Writing with Fire is an exploration of truth, justice and the meaning of power, through the lens of an all-women’s newsroom. This double Sundance winner has been an audience favourite across the 200 film festivals it has been screened in, winning 40 global awards, including a Peabody. Described by The Washington Post as ‘The most inspiring journalism movie—maybe ever’, Writing with Fire was India’s first feature documentary to be nominated for an Oscar.
Oscar Nomination for Best Documentary Feature
Winner of Special Jury Award: Impact for Change and Audience Award: Sundance Film Festival
Winner of Peabody Award (US): Best Documentary
Director & Producer: Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh
Cinematographers: Sushmit Ghosh & Karan Thapliyal,
Editor: Anne Fabini
Executive Producers: Patty Quillin & Hallee Adelman
The film screening will be followed by a discussion.
Admission on a first-come-first-served basis. NCPA Members will get preferential seating till 6.20 pm.