Anjali Monteiro, jury for Best Editing at Imagineindia 2022

Dr. Anjali Monteiro retired recently as Professor and Dean from the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India. She is a documentary filmmaker, media researcher and teacher. Jointly with K.P. Jayasankar, she has made over 40 documentary films, many of which have been screened at film festivals, winning thirty-three awards. She writes on documentary film, media, and cultural studies. She has co-authored the national award-winning book A Fly in the CurryIndependent Documentary Film in India (Sage, 2016). Her recent publications include the co-edited volumes, DigiNaka: Subaltern Politics and Digital Media in Post-Capitalist India,Orient Blackswan, 2020 and Many Voices, Many Worlds: Critical Perspectives on Community Media in India, Sage, 2021.


2018 Surshala
2017 A Delicate Weave
2012 Farooq Versus The State
2011 So Heddan So Hoddan
2009 Memory.Space
Do Din ka Mela
Climate Justice For All
2008 Irani Restaurant Instructions
2007 Our Family
2006 With the People,
Unheard Voices Imagining Futures
2005 She Write
2003 Naata (The Bond)
2002 Reconstructing Community
2001 Saacha (The Loom)
1999 Jungle Tales
1998 Water to the People
1997 YCP 1997
1996 Punarvasan
Kahankar : Ahankar
1994 Identity: The Construction of Selfhood
1993 The Plot Thickens…
One Hundred Years of Drought
Odhni: A Collective Exploration Of Ourselves, Our Bodies
1992 Sudha Police Station Gayi Thi
1991 Magra Mewar Vikas Sanstha
From the Diary of a Genetic Counsellor
1990 Lage Jiva Ghar Ghar
1988 The Fifth Schedule
1987 The Young Workers
New Directions in Medical Social Work: Community Health
1986 Pani Panchayat


  • Women’s Empowerment and the Collective Exploration
  • India: The News of the State and the State of the News
  • Towards People-Centred Development
  • The Spectator-Indian – An Exploratory Study of the Reception of News
  • Official Television and Unofficial Fabrications of the Self:
    The Spectator as Subject


  • Manual for Curriculum Enhancement
  • Reflections on My Family
  • The Adventures of Goll Goll – On the Rights of the Child
  • South Asia Roundtable on Conflict, Media and Human Rights – A Report
  • Understanding the Media Reception Strategies of Youth