Writing With Fire

Writing With Fire

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Documentary on India's only newspaper run by Dalit women. Armed with smartphones, Chief Reporter Meera and her journalists break traditions on the frontlines of India’s biggest issues and within the confines of their own homes, redefining what it means to be powerful.

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Writing With Fire | Awards

Award Winner
Audience Award and Special Jury Award winner at Sundance Film Festival 2021.

Writing With Fire | Reviews

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Writing with Fire is a powerful piece of work, although it moves at a mostly slow and steady pace.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The film’s faith in the powers of grassroots journalism is nothing short of galvanising.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Writing with Fire is so invested in the present that the filmmakers fail to offer key information about its founding.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

It’s well worth seeking out.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Invigorating and inspiring...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Perhaps because this is Thomas and Ghosh’s first feature-length work, certain conspicuous details feel missing...

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Paste

Paste

Concise and crucial, Writing with Fire adeptly and urgently conveys the necessity of journalism...

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

I’m fascinated by these women who cover dangerous ground – treading centuries of patriarchy and caste prejudice with measure and grace.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

For a primer on Indian politics, you could do worse than start here.

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Writing With Fire | Release Details

Writing With Fire is available to stream in New Zealand now on DocPlay.