Garima Kaul, a Mumbai based filmmaker, is a writer, director who started her filmmaking journey with a Student Documentary on Sanitation Workers in Mumbai, which won multiple accolades for showcasing the lackadaisical workings of the Bombay Municipal Corporation and their unjust treatment of the workers. Gender identity, politics, and sexual expression have been a focal point of her work, both in research writing and filmmaking. Her thesis film was a documentary on the sex workers of Kamathipura, which was once Asia’s largest “Red Light” district. Born in a Kashmiri Migrant family based in Delhi, she completed her graduation in Literature from University of Delhi and later went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), where her key area of research was the impact of migration on language, literature and the socio-cultural fabric of a community. Currently, she is working with the Times Television Network as a Programme Coordinator.
Her First Independent documentary as a Director, “Desire?” navigates through the lives and realities of Asexual individuals living in a hypersexual society.
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