Deepa Dhanraj is a researcher, writer, director, and producer living in Bangalore, South India.
She has produced and directed numerous an award-winning documentaries, ”Something Like a War “ (Channel 4); “The Legacy of Malthus” (BBC 2); “Sudesha” (Faust Film/ARD). “Nari Adalat/Women's Courts “,“What Has Happened to This City? “ Invoking Justice”. And most recently “We Have Not Come Here To Die”.
The films have been screened on ARTE, CBC, and SBS. Her films have been invited to festivals such as IDFA, Amsterdam , Berlinale, Leipzig, Oberhausen, Melbourne, and Films de Femmes, Creteil France, and Tampere.
She has an interest in education and has created special video materials to address challenges faced by first generation learners.