The Hindi political thriller explores the devastating Gujarat riots of 2002 and their aftermath. It explores how peoples’ lives were affected and irrevocably changed a month after the carnage. Communalism and relationships form the core of this film which picked up several awards including the National Awards, the Filmfare Awards and the Asian Festival of First Film awards. Firaaq means both ‘separation’ and ‘quest’ in Arabic. Directed by Nandita Das who is speaking on Sunday in event 114
. India, 2008, 101’.