For the last three decades, Saba Dewan has been one of most prominent voices in the sphere of documentary cinema in India. An alumnus of the Mass Communication Research Centre of Jamia Millia Islamia, she started in the late 1980s. Her first two films, Dharmayuddha (Holy War, 1989) and Nasoor (Festering Wound, 1991) responded to the rise of communal politics. Later works like Khel (The Play, 1994) and Sita’s Family (2001) document women’s experiences and narratives in deeply personal w