Jemima Rohekar (India)

Jemima Rohekar is a 2018 graduate of the Feature Film Screenplay Writing program from the Film and Television Institute of India, one of the country’s two national film schools. Since graduating, she has co-written a feature film that was selected by the National Film Development Corporation of India for its 2019 Screenwriters’ Lab. Jemima works as a freelance screenwriter and also mentors and conducts screenwriting workshops for undergraduate students. Before turning to screenwriting, Jemima worked as a journalist and communications professional for 10 years, reporting stories from beats such as crime, politics, public health, urbanization and environment policy for television, print and online media.

Together — An elderly devoted husband promises to honor a suicide pact with his ailing wife, but realizes that he is not ready to quit life just yet.