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Material Type
DVD
Publication Info.
[Chicago, Illinois] : Music Box Films, [2022]
Publication Info.
©2022

Details

Description
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital rdatr
optical surround Dolby digital 5.1 rdarm
video file rdaft
DVD video
Documentary films lcgft
System Details
DVD, wide screen, Dolby digital 5.1
Language
Hindi dialogue; English subtitles.
Description based on
Title from disc surface.
Cast
Meera Devi, Shyamkali Devi, Suneeta Prajapati.
Note
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2021.
Wide screen.
Summary
A fearless group of journalists maintain India's only women-led news outlet. All from the Dalit caste, the women of Khabar Lahariya prepare to transition the newspaper from print to digital while fighting for marginalized voices in the world's largest democracy. The film chronicles the astonishing determination of these reporters as they redefine what it means to be powerful.
Note
Bonus features: Firemaking, the story of "Writing with fire" ; Filmmaker Q&A from the DOC NYC Premiere ; theatrical trailer.
Subject
Khabara lahariyā.
Rural journalism -- India -- Bundelkhand.
Women in journalism -- India -- Bundelkhand.
Women in rural development -- Press coverage -- India -- Bundelkhand.
Rural women -- Social conditions -- Press coverage -- India -- Bundelkhand.
Khabara lahariyā
Rural journalism.
Women in journalism.
India -- Bundelkhand.
Genre/Form
Documentaries and Factual Films
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Added Author
Ghosh, Sushmit,
Thomas, Rintu,
Devi, Meera,
Devi, Shyamkali,
Prajapati, Suneeta,
Music Box Films,
Standard No.
751778951697
Music No.
MBFHE183 Music Box Films