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To Kill a Tiger

Tuer un tigre
Nisha Pahuja
2022 | 125 min
Documentary
Original version in Hindi and Nagpuri, with English subtitles

Awards and Festivals

  • Amplify Voices Award for Best Canadian Feature FilmTIFF, Toronto International Film Festival (2022)

Trailer


Poster

NOTE TO MEDIA


One-Liner and Two-Liner


Long Synopsis


Director's Statement from Nisha Pahuja

Images


Ranjit’s daughter looking out in a field.

Ranjit at home in his village, Bero, in Jharkhand.

Ranjit and his wife Jaganti and lawyer Lakhan Lal.

Ranjit and Jaganti tell NGO activist Amit Singh about the night their daughter was raped.
Dhawalika Singh
Photo: Dhawalika Singh

Ranjit’s daughter tying a bow in her hair.

Ranjit and Ward Member Abdul Mutalik on his testimony day.

Neighbouring farmer setting off a controlled burn in his field.

Women’s rights activist Mahendra Kumar (far right) speaking with village men.

Women from the village confronting Ranjit’s family and the film crew.

Team


Nisha Pahuja
Writer, Director (Notice Pictures Inc.)


Photo
Photo : Mrinal Desai




Cornelia Principe
Producer (Notice Pictures Inc.)


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David Oppenheim
Producer (NFB)


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Anita Lee
Executive Producer


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Andy Cohen
Executive Producer


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Atul Gawande
Executive Producer


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Andrew Dragoumis
Executive Producer


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Credits

Written and Directed by
NISHA PAHUJA

Producer
CORNELIA PRINCIPE

Producers
NISHA PAHUJA
DAVID OPPENHEIM

Executive Producer
ANDY COHEN

Executive Producer
ANITA LEE

Executive Producer
ATUL GAWANDE

Executive Producer
ANDREW DRAGOUMIS

Executive Producers
NISHA PAHUJA
CORNELIA PRINCIPE

Editors
MIKE MUNN CCE
DAVE 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

Post-Production Coordinator
PRANAY NICHANI

Assistant Editors
PRANAY NICHANI
JORDAN KAWAI

Translation & Subtitles
RAJANI RATNAPARKHI
DAVE KAZALA

Media Managers & Assistant Editors
JORDAN KAWAI
NISHA PAHUJA
BLAKE MACFARLANE
MITCHELL ALLEN
MARIA KOMECH

Additional Editing
ROB RUZIC

Additional Camera
SHANTI BHUSHAN ROY
ISLAHUDDIN ASHRAF
SAUMYANANDA SAHI
RAKESH HARIDAS
SYED HUSAIN AKBAR
APAL SINGH
DURAID MUNAJIM
SRIKANTH KABOTHU

Additional Sound
OV SATHIYASEELAN
S KASTHURI
MOHANDAS VP
TAMILARASI NARASHIMAN
DHIMAN KARMAKAR

News Reporters
BHARTI DANG
GAURI RANI
AMIT ARORA

For the National Film Board of Canada

Studio Operations Manager
MARK WILSON

Production Supervisor
MARCUS MATYAS

Senior Production Coordinators
JESSICA JENNINGS
ANDREW MARTIN-SMITH

Production Coordinator
JENNIFER BERTLING

Technical Coordinator
KEVIN RILEY

Technical Assistant
Q’MAL LABAD-WORKMAN

Studio Administrators
PATRICIA BOURGEOIS
STEFANIE BRANTNER
LESLIE ANNE POYNTZ

Studio Coordinator
CARLY KASTNER

Marketing Manager
JESSICA GEDGE
ANDREA ELALOUF

Publicist
JENNIFER MAIR

Legal Counsel
PETER KALLIANIOTIS

Camera & Sound Equipment Rental (India)
ASHU SOLANKI
ACCORD EQUIPMENT
AAKAAR VISION
MOVING MEDIA
FILMING INDIA
DANTKATHAA MEDIA

Production Drivers
AFZAL HUSSAIN
ADITYA KUMAR
SHASHIKANT TIWARI
SANJAY LAMBA

Production Assistants
RAJANI RATNAPARKHI
MARIAM ZAIDI
NISHTHA SADWELKAR
DHAWALIKA SINGH
OMKAR DIVEKAR
CATHERINE ANNE MILLS
HAAD BAKSHI
PATRICE ROC

Additional Translation & Subtitles
MARIAM ZAIDI
LUMMA MAISHA HASAN
MEERA SHARMA
MEGHA SAXENA
OMKAR DIVEKAR
MANGESH NAIDU
ARMAAN JAWLI
SHIVA THORAT
AKANKSHA GUPTA
ANIL RATNAPARKHI
SUBUHI JIWANI
NISTHA SADWELKAR
JYOTSNA CHAUDHARY

Transcripts
LAUREL TOEWS

Legal
DANNY WEBBER

Production Accountant
JONATHAN WONG

Production Bookkeeper
SAM SIMPSON

Production Insurance
FRONT ROW INSURANCE

Sound Design
GRANT EDMONDS
DANIEL PELLERIN

Dialogue Editors
PATIENCE BRADFORD
ELMA BELLO

Sound Effects Editor
DANIEL SAMAAN

Sound Effects Consultant
GINELLE ALVARO

Foley Artist
LESLIE ROTHWELL

DV Script
SARAH SAUNDERS

Musicians
Percussion: ED HANLEY, SANTOSH NAIDU, DEBASHISH SINHA
Flutes: ERNIE TOLLAR
Cello: GEORGE KOLLER
Keyboards, Guitars: JONATHAN GOLDSMITH
Vocals:  ED HANLEY, RANJIT

Score Recorded & Mixed by
JEFF WOLPERT
at Desert Fish Studios, Toronto

Music Editor
JORDAN KAWAI

Online Editors
KYLE CAMPBELL
RICHARD DOMAN
ANDREW MANDZUIK

Colourist
ANDREW MANDZUIK

Picture Operations
BRUCE REES

Urban Post Manager
LENA HAMADY
ASHLEY POUCHING

Development with the Assistance of
THE NFB/ CFC CREATIVE DOC LAB
Corus – Hot Docs Development Fund 
ONTARIO CREATES 

Fiscally Sponsored by
WMM  PRODUCTION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

and with the Support of
Inspirit Foundation

Produced with the Assistance of
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund 

with the Financial Contribution of
AC Films

with the Generous Support of
DEBBIE MCLEOD for
GRANT ME THE WISDOM FOUNDATION

with the Generous Support of
ATUL GAWANDE & KATHLEEN H. HOBSON
ANDREW DRAGOUMIS
MADHU RAJU
PRIYA & ANANTH DORASWAMY

with the Generous Support of
MALA GAONKAR

and Generous Donations from
SOOKMEE ALMQUIST
ASIA2US, LLC
SARGON AUDISHO
JANE BROWN
DEVON L. DAVIDSON
LLOYD A. FRY FOUNDATION
LINDA HANESSIAN
CHRISTINE HOFFMAN
DEONE JACKMAN
PRANITA JAIN
JANET KROPIEWNICKI
LOTUS LANE LITERARY
JEAN LOPEZ
ROLAND MASCARENHAS
PEGGY ANNE MATHISEN
MARINA NANDAPURKAR
SUSAN NOEL
RAM RAJU
MOHANBIR SAWHNEY
AVANTI SINGH
JYOTHI SUNKARI
AMERI CHRISTY UCHIDA
RICHARD WAKE/WALKER
YANN WOOLLEY

with the Assistance of
THE CANADIAN FILM OR VIDEO PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT
Ontario Creates
Rogers Telefund

in Association with
TVO
Knowledge Network

with the Participation of
Telefilm Canada
and the Rogers Group of Funds
through the Theatrical Documentary Program

in Co-Production with The National Film Board of Canada
NFB.ca

© 2022 NOTICE PICTURES and the
NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA



Press Relations

  • About Notice Pictures Inc.

    Notice Pictures Inc. is the formal union of the team that made the award-winning projects The World Before Her and Diamond Road.

    Filmmakers Nisha Pahuja and Cornelia Principe have worked together on and off for over 15 years and have forged a strong and fruitful working relationship.

    www.noticepicturesinc.com

  • About the NFB

    The NFB is Canada’s public producer and distributor of award-winning documentaries, auteur animation, interactive stories and participatory experiences, working with talented creators across the country. The NFB is taking action to combat systemic racism and become a more open and diverse organization, while working to strengthen Indigenous-led production and gender equity in film and digital media. NFB productions have won more than 7,000 awards, including 12 Oscars. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca.