IN NYC, LA, SF, CHI – Sundance Audience Award and Jury Award winner WRITING WITH FIRE, Documentary awards contender!

“The most inspiring journalism movie — maybe ever. An essential portrait of the fight for press freedom. Writing With Fire reminds us that there are always people who, despite incredible odds, will choose to do this work.” – Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post DOUBLE SUNDANCE AWARD WINNER & OSCAR CONTENDER WRITING WITH FIRE OPENS AT  IN NYC THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26 PLUS THEATERS IN LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO, CHICAGO, & AUSTIN THIS FRIDAY AHEAD OF EXPANSION WATCH THE TRAILER NOW Directed by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh IDA DOCUMENTARY AWARDS – NOMINEE – BEST FEATURE IDA DOCUMENTARY AWARDS – AWARD WINNER / HONREE – COURAGE UNDER FIRE DOC NYC – WINNER’S CIRCLE WINNER OF 25 MAJOR AWARDS AT TOP INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALS INCLUDING: Audience Award at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Mention at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival Golden Gate Award at San Francisco International Film Festival Audience Award at BlackStar Film Festival Best Feature Documentary at BlackStar Film Festival 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. 100% Fresh “As this engaging and hopeful documentary by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh shows, words have the power to change things when wielded carefully…‘I believe journalism is the essence of democracy,’ says Meera. Watching this will make you believe it too.”– Amber Wilkinson, Screen International “Insightful and inspirational…the film’s sense of intimacy and immediacy makes the viewer feel like they’re on a ride-along with the journalists…the filmmakers illuminate the change that can happen when the most marginalized members of a society empower themselves…” – Inkoo Kang, The Hollywood Reporter “Armed with eagle-eyed filmmakers and compelling subjects, the film deftly blends the (inextricably linked) personal and professional sides of the journalists’ work, offering up a wide-ranging look at a vital outlet with so many stories to tell…the result is profound” – Kate Erbland, IndieWire THEATRICAL RELEASE SCHEDULE – 15 MARKETS / CITIES CONFIRMED New York Opens This Friday – 11/26 – Film Forum Los Angeles Opens This Friday – 11/26 – Laemmle Royal San Francisco Opens This Friday – 11/26 – Landmark Opera Plaza Chicago Opens This Friday – 11/26 – Gene Siskel Film Center Austin Opens This Friday – 11/26 – Austin Film Society Seattle Opens Next Friday – 12/3 – SIFF Film Centre Portland Opens Next Friday – 12/3 – Living Room Theaters Indianapolis Opens Next Friday – 12/3 – Living Room Theaters Boca Raton Opens Next Friday – 12/3 – Living Room Theaters Downers Grove, IL Opens 12/13 – After Hours Film Society @ The Tivoli Winston-Salem Opens 12/13 – A/perture Cinema Houston Opens 12/17 – Museum of Fine Arts Houston Rochester Opens 1/28 – Dryden Theatre Madison Opens 2/12 – Wisconsin Cinematheque Salt Lake City Opens 3/1 – Utah Film Center OFFICIAL FILM WEBSITE We would like to thank David Magdael & Associates for the press release.