Samina Mishra

Samina Mishra is a documentary filmmaker, writer and teacher based in New Delhi, with a special interest in media for and about children, and in the ways that the arts can be included in education. She is currently teaching a Film Studies programme at Pathways School Noida and collaborating on Torchlight, a web journal on libraries and bookish love.

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The Half Ticket section at the Mumbai Film Festival is curated especially for children and young adults. Our kids content curator recommends some films you and your kids shouldn't miss


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