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Projects > Digital Video Recording Projects

Digital Video Documentation On

  1. Pramila (Esther Victoria Abraham, a Jewish actress of yesteryears)
  2. Kanaka Murthy (A traditional sculptor)
  3. Damayanti Joshi (A dancer)
  4. Sushama Deshpande (A theatre artiste)
  5. Maya Rao (A dancer and theatre artiste)
  6. Neela Panch (A traditional painter)
  7. Ritha Devi (A dancer)
  8. Vithabai (A Tamasha Artiste)
  9. Malathamma (A Theatre Actress)
  10. K R Ambika (A folk drama artiste)
  11. Satyarani Chaddha (Founder member of Shakti Shalini)
  12. Homai Vyarawalla (photographer)
  13. From Silence to Words, From Words to Silence (A visual report of women writers' camp, 2006)
  14. Degham (A film on the transgender experience)

Digital Video Films Produced in Collaboration with the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the University of Michigan, USA, for the Project Global Feminisms.

  1. Neera Desai (A pioneer in the field of Women's Studies and a nationally and internationally known scholar)
  2. Vina Mazumdar
  3. Flavia Agnes (women's rights lawyer and writer)
  4. Lata P M (A writer and a poet)
  5. Shahjehan Apa (President of Shakti Shalini)
  6. Mahasweta Devi (India’s foremost writer)
  7. A Mangai
  8. D Sharifa (Runs an organisation called STEPS at Pudukottai, Tamilnadu.
  9. Jarjum Ete (Jarjum Ete is currently the Chairperson of the Arunachal Pradesh State Commision on Women.
  10. Thokchom Ramani Devi (General Secretary of All Manipur Women’s Reformation and Development Samaj.
  11. Ten Women, Ten Lives, Ten Concerns

SPARROW video films have been shown in Mumbai International Documentary Film Festival and the South Asian Film Festival held in Kathmandu, Nepal. There have been regular screenings of SPARROW films at Little Theatre, NCPA in collaboration with Chauraha and also on-demand screenings for groups and colleges.