Director Archive

Mira Nair

Discover the remarkable film directors featured on TruStory FM’s entertainment podcasts. Learn about their creative journeys and lasting contributions to cinema through each of these archive episodes.

The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Sports • Queen of Katwe
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Queen of Katwe

We wrap up our Sports series with Mira Nair’s 2016 film ‘Queen of Katwe.’ We return to Nair after talking about ‘Salaam Bombay!’ in our Coming of Age Debuts series. How does this one compare? How does it fit in the world of sports? And does it reach farther than most biopics?

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The Next Reel • Season 11 • Series: Coming of Age Debuts • Salaam Bombay! Dir: Mira Nair, 1988
The Next Reel Film Podcast

Salaam Bombay!

We kick off our series on Coming of Age Debuts with Mira Nair’s first narrative feature. It’s ‘Salaam Bombay!’ from 1988. It’s a realistic look at life on the streets for a kid in the slums of Bombay. What do we think of the film? Tune in to find out!

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