documentary filmmaker, media educator and researcher
Dr. Anjali Monteiro retired in 2020 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 (with K.P. Jayasankar) the national award-winning book A Fly in the Curry: Independent Documentary Film in India (Sage, 2016) and co-edited the book DigiNaka: Subaltern Politics and Digital Media in Post-Capitalist India, (Orient Blackswan, 2020). She has been a Fulbright Visiting Lecturer at UC Berkeley, an ICCR Visiting Professor at University of Technology Sydney, and a Howard Thomas Memorial Commonwealth fellow at University of Western Sydney. She has been active in campaigns against censorship.