Author: Gargi Sen

Gargi Sen is a documentary film maker, curator, producer and distributor. She studied Visual Communication and specialised in Exhibition Design at the National Institute of Design. In 2000 she read for a MA in Mass Communication Theory at the University of Leicester, UK and was awarded a first with distinction in 2002. In 2011 Gargi was awarded the prestigious International Clore Fellowship for Arts Leadership, UK. In 2017 she was awarded the Fulbright Nehru Fellowship in the category of Academic and Professional Excellence in the Arts. She was a Fulbright scholar in residence at UC Davis, California, USA and taught and researched South Asian documentaries. Gargi has directed over 22 documentaries, mentored documentary productions around the world, and served on film festival juries nationally and globally. She co-founded two organitions, Magic Lantern Foundation (1989) and Magic Lantern Movies (2011) that work to distribute and exhibit documentaries and create conversations around documentary practice.