Programmers' Picks: Rita Meher

SIFF Programmer Rita Meher shares some of her highlights from the 2021 Seattle International Film Festival.

Rita Meher

Writing with Fire

The award winning documentary marks its place in the history, smashing patriarchy, with its grassroots journalism, getting justice for Dalits, untouchables of India.

The Salt in Our Waters

A beautiful striking story of an artist who travels to rural Bangladesh in search of inspiration weighted with concerns of climate change, politics and religion.

The Shepherdess and the Seven Songs

Filmed in the backdrop of Himalayan ranges, this is a beautiful picture of a woman’s self-determination that leaves the viewer thinking and its songs.

Mogul Mowgli

Another film with Riz Ahmed I want to see, a story about British-Pakistani Rapper living in NewYork and has to move back home because of his illness.

Kim Ji-young, Born 1982

Based on a famous runaway bestseller novel, this film gives voice to every day South Korean Women, in a strong patriarchal society.

Writing With Fire
The Salt In Our Waters
The Shepherdess and the Seven Songs
Mogul Mowgli
Kim Ji-young, Born 1982