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Oscars 2022: India's 'Writing with Fire' misses Oscar, 'Summer of Soul' Best Documentary Feature

March 28, 2022 / 08:22 AM IST
Oscars 2022: 'Writing With Fire' follows this ambitious group of Dalit wonder women led by their chief reporter, Meera as the team switches from print to digital in order to stay relevant. (Image credit: Screengrab from the documentary)

Oscars 2022: 'Writing With Fire' follows this ambitious group of Dalit wonder women led by their chief reporter, Meera as the team switches from print to digital in order to stay relevant. (Image credit: Screengrab from the documentary)

Writing with Fire, India's first documentary to be nominated for Best Documentary lost to the critic favourite Summer of Soul in the Oscars 2022.

Directed by debutants Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, Writing With Fire chronicles the rise of Khabar Lahariya, India’s only newspaper run by Dalit women.

The film follows this ambitious group of Dalit wonder women led by their chief reporter, Meera as the team switches from print to digital in order to stay relevant.

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