Samina Mishra

Samina Mishra, a documentary filmmaker, writer, and educator, focuses on children’s media and identity in her work. Her projects encompass themes of childhood experiences in India, including films like Jamlo Walks (2021) capturing migrants during the COVID-19 lockdown, Nida Finds a Way (2021) exploring a young girl’s world amidst a citizens’ protest, and Happiness Class (2021) delving into happiness concepts for children. Her diverse teaching experience spans film education at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, and founding The Magic Key Centre for the Arts and Childhood. Her expertise lies in intertwining arts and education, making her a valuable resource for literary and cultural festivals.