Writing with Fire

India | 2021 | 93 min | Hindi


Set in the heart of Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state (200 million inhabitants), also a state known for its notorious levels of corruption, violence against women and the brutal oppression of its minorities, Writing with Fire tells the story of India's only newspaper run by Dalit (low caste) women in a cluttered news landscape dominated by men. 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.


Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh are award-winning director-producers from India who enjoy producing films that have the power to create transformative social impact. In 2009, they founded Black Ticket Films, a production company invested the power of non-fiction storytelling. In 2012, Rintu and Sushmit were recognised with a President’s Medal, the highest honour given to filmmakers in India.

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Director - Directors
Rintu Thomas, Sushmit Ghosh
Guión - Screenplay
Productor - Producer
Sushmit Ghosh, Rintu Thomas
Música - Music:
Tajdar Junaid
Sonido - Sound:
Susmit 'Bob' Nath
Cinematografía - Cinematography:
Sushmit Ghosh, Karan Thapliyal
Edición - Editor:
Sushmit Ghosh, Rintu Thomas
Dirección de Arte - Production Design:
Intérpretes - Cast
Meera Devi, Shyamkali Devi, Suneeta Prajapati
Contacto - Contact
Autlook Filmsales, Salma Abdalla