Writing with Fire

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March 16, 2022
5:30pm Central Time
 03/16/2022 05:30:00 pm03/16/2022 06:30:00 pmAmerica/ChicagoWriting with FireWelcome to Indie Lens Pop-Up virtual screening of "Writing with Fire" hosted by Milwaukee PBS and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. After the film we invite you to remain and take part in a community conversation. Enjoy the show!https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/0sku1Milwaukee PBSmilwpbs@matc.edufalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Welcome

Welcome to Indie Lens Pop-Up virtual screening of "Writing with Fire" hosted by Milwaukee PBS and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

After the film we invite you to remain and take part in a community conversation.

Enjoy the show!

Video Descriptions

Writing With Fire (Official Trailer)

In a cluttered news landscape dominated by men, emerges India's only newspaper run by Dalit women. 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. Winner of 22 international awards, including: - Sundance Film Festival (US): Special Jury Award: Impact for Change - Sundance Film Festival (US): Audience Award - BlackStar Film Festival (US): Best Feature documentary - BlackStar Film Festival (US): Audience Awards - San Francisco Film Festival (US): Best Feature Documentary - Wisconsin Film Festival (US): Audience Award - Seattle International Film Festival (US): Special Jury Prize - Krakow Film Festival (Poland): Silver Horn - Molodist International Film Festival (Ukraine): Best Documentary - DokuFest International Film Festival (Serbia): Truth Award - Al Jazeera Documentary Festival (Bosnia): Best Documentary - Hot Docs top 2 (Canada): Audience choice - Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival (Japan): Audience Award - DocsMX (Mexico): Best Documentary (‘Another World is Possible’ Section) Directed and Produced by: Rintu Thomas & Sushmit Ghosh Presented by Black Ticket Films For more info: www.writingwithfire.in/

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90 minutes

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    Milwaukee PBS

    Milwaukee PBS is the collective brand for two Public Broadcasting Service member television stations licensed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States: WMVS and WMVT. Both stations are owned by Milwaukee Area Technical College

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    Mariano Avila

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    Avila was born in Mexico City, Mexico. His life and work have taken him from refugee camps in Palestine to Guatemalan communities built atop garbage dumps. He has met dignitaries and celebrities from around the world. Avila is a graduate of Calvin University in Michigan, has an MFA in creative writing from Warren Wilson College in North Carolina and holds certificates from Harvard Kennedy School, the Poynter Institute and the National Equity Project.

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