Deepa Dhanraj

Deepa Dhanraj is a researcher, writer, and independent documentary filmmaker. Her documentaries and books span a period of forty years and engage with questions related to women’s status, political participation, and resistance. She was one of the founding members of Yugantar, a feminist film collective. Her films have been screened and awarded at national and international film festivals, and she has served on the Jury at National and International film festivals. A founding member of The Oral History Association of India, she co-authored with K Lalitha the book Rupture, Loss and Living: Minority Women Speak about Post-conflict Life (2016).


Speaker @ HLF 2023