Indian, Pakistani: Why Two Women Felt Compelled To Make This Partition Documentary

Posted by on Mar 13, 2018 in News

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Many people have asked me over the years how Surbhi Dewan and I came together to make A Thin Wall, an intensely personal film about the partition of India. Here is our story, recounted beautifully in Surbhi’s words:

The ease of interaction and exchange of ideas between Mara and me, be it on nationalism, fundamentalism, borders or religion, created a solid foundation of trust and understanding between us. Partition stories were very close to our hearts, with both of us having grown up with them. We both had always felt the need to document these personal narratives, even if it were for a personal family archive. Doing it collectively was an exciting thought that we decided to explore together. More here.