Our ongoing series of new movies from India continues on Saturday, February 12 at 4 p.m. with Pebbles, India's official submission for Best International Feature at the 2022 Academy Awards. Then, at 7 p.m., the first area theatrical screening of Writing with Fire, which today was nominated for the Best Feature Documentary Oscar!
The screenings will be held at 4070 Vilas Hall, 821 University Avenue. Admission is free. Masks are required for entry. New Indian Cinema is presented with the support of UW Madison’s Center for South Asia. Special thanks to Sarah Beckham and Darshana Sreedhar Mini.
Writing with Fire screened virtually at the 2021 Wisconsin Film Festival. An episode of our Cinematalk podcast, recorded in May, 2021, features Writing with Fire co-directors Sushmit Ghosh and Rintu Thomas in conversation with Professor Darshana Sreedhar Mini of UW Madison's Department of Communication Arts. You can listen to the podcast below, or you can subscribe to Cinematalk through Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podccasts.