Academy Award® Nominee - Best Documentary Feature Film|Streaming Now Worldwide on Netflix
To Kill a Tiger

A girl. Her father. Their fight for justice.

Synopsis

 To Kill A Tiger is a cinematic, David and Goliath story about Ranjit, a farmer in Jharkhand, who takes on the fight of his life when he demands justice for his 13-year-old daughter, the survivor of sexual assault. Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary feature and directed by Nisha Pahuja, this is a story of hope, resilience and a father’s unwavering love. Sometimes, one person’s bravery can be all it takes to spark change.

PRESS QUOTES

“Easily the most amazing and important story I’ve seen told onscreen this year.”

- Contributing Editor, The Hollywood Reporter

“Unquestionably, one of the most awarded documentaries of the year.”

- Matthew Carey, Documentary Editor

“... should be put high on your list of musts...riveting."

- Randy Myers

“…an important story..a final note of hopefulness”

- Peter Sobczynski

“... powerful… What’s extraordinary about “To Kill a Tiger” is Kiran and Ranjit’s determination, and the possible changes for good that may result from it.”

- Mark Jenkins

“How a father’s love for his daughter challenged India’s ‘rape culture’”

- Saeed Kamali Dehghan

“a film bristling with such invigorating defiance [...] one thing is clear: The revolution begins at home”

- Devika Girish

“...sheds light on a… sexual assault case — and the resilience of a young survivor and her father whose quest for justice has changed the status quo in India.”

- Jack Smart

“The Best Movies of 2023 So Far”

- Washington Post Staff​

"Emmy-nominated film director Nisha Pahuja joins Woman’s Hour to talk about her new documentary, To Kill A Tiger"

BBC

- BBC Woman's Hour

Awards & Nominations

Notable Q&A's + events

NISHA PAHUJA
& CHELSEA CLINTON

NISHA PAHUJA
& LOUISA JACOBSON

JOHN HORN
& NISHA PAHUJA

NISHA PAHUJA
& ELLIE FOUMBI

ALEX GIBNEY
& NISHA PAHUJA

ANITA LEE, YUNG CHANG,
MIKE MUNN & NISHA PAHUJA

SHANAUK SEN, DEV PATEL,
& NISHA PAHUJA

SARA DOSA & NISHA PAHUJA

MATTHEW CAREY, MIKE MUNN & NISHA PAHUJA

GEETA GANDBHIR, MRINAL DESAI,
& NISHA PAHUJA

BARBARA JIMENEZ-SANTIAGO
ATUL GAWANDE & NISHA PAHUJA

DEV PATEL & NISHA PAHUJA

US THEATRICAL PREMIERE, METROGRAPH NYC

KAVITA MEHRA
& NISHA PAHUJA

SHRUTI GANGULY MIKE MUNN & NISHA PAHUJA

DEV PATEL
& NISHA PAHUJA

CHARLIE BRIGHT
& NISHA PAHUJA

KRUSHIL PATEL
& NISHA PAHUJA

NISHA PAHUJA
& THOM POWERS

NISHA PAHUJA
& SHAUNAK SEN

NISHA PAHUJA
& JAZZ TANGCAY

LAURA NIX,
& NISHA PAHUJA

UPCOMING SCREENINGS

* TO KILL A TIGER is also available on BAFTA View and the Academy Screening Room

U.S.A
NEW YORK

February 9 - 15

Quad Cinema (Q&A with Nisha Pahuja Feb 15)

34 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011

WASHINGTON D.C.

February 9 - 15

Landmark's E Street Cinema

555 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

DETROIT

feb 16 - 22

Emagine Novi

44425 W 12 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48377

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

February 9 - 15

Harkins Theatres Shea 14

7354 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

LOS ANGELES

February 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 19, 24 & 25

Laemmle Monica (Q&A with Nisha Pahuja Feb 10)

1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

February 9 - 15

Landmark's Nuart Theater

11272 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

March 2 & 3

Laemmle Monica

1332 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Credits

Written and Directed by: NISHA PAHUJA Producer CORNELIA PRINCIPE Producers NISHA PAHUJADAVID OPPENHEIM Executive Producer ANDY COHEN Executive Producer ANITA LEE Executive Producer ATUL GAWANDE Executive Producer ANDREW DRAGOUMIS Executive Producer DEV PATEL Executive Producer MINDY KALING Executive Producer SHIVANI RAWAT Executive Producer RUPI KAUR Executive Producer ANITA BHATIA Executive Producer NIRAJ BHATIA Executive Producer DEEPA MEHTA Executive Producer SAMARTH SAHNI Executive Producer S. Mona Sinha (Equality Now) Executive Producer CORNELIA PRINCIPE Executive Producer PRIYA DORASWAMY Executive Producer JASON LOFTUS Editors MIKE MUNN CCEDAVE KAZALA CCE Director of Photography MRINAL DESAI Original Score JONATHAN GOLDSMITH Location Sound Recordist ANITA KUSHWAHA Research NISHA PAHUJA Archival Research ERIN CHISHOLM Creative Consultant ANDY COHEN Story Editor MANFRED BECKER

A Notice Pictures & NFB Co-Production

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