In Her Words: The Journey of Indian Women by Annie Zaidi
The Film traces the historic and social journeys of Indian women's lives as revealed through the literature they created in every era. Through the verses of nuns, bhakti devotee rebels, folk songs, verses written by courtesans, amateur anthropologists, the memoirs of activists and modern literature, we witness the oppressions and aspirations of Indian womanhood over two millenia.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Mumbai; Thrissur; India
Annie Zaidi writes across various genres – journalism, poetry, fiction, drama. Her books include Gulab, Love Stories # 1 to 14, Known Turf: Bantering with Bandits and other True Tales, shortlisted for the Crossword Book Awards. Her play So Many Socks was shortlisted for the prestigious META Awards. Over the years, she has written for a range of newspapers and magazines, including Mid-Day, Frontline, Tehelka, Caravan, Mint, Elle, Femina, DNA and Forbes.
- Cinematographers: Shubra Datta, Varun Dutt
- Sound Recordist: Shishir Chousalkar
- Editors: Pravin Jahagirdar, Anshul Joshi
- Project Partner: External Publicity and Public Diplomacy Division