Fire in the Blood


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30 MARCH 2015

We were deeply honoured to win FIVE 2015 IDPA (Indian Documentary Producers Association) Awards tonight in Bombay!!

The awards for Fire in the Blood were as follows:
Gold Award for Excellence in Nonfiction (Direction) -- Dylan Mohan Gray
Silver Award for Excellence in Nonfiction (Script) -- Dylan Mohan Gray
Jury Award for Excellence in Cinematography -- Jay Odedra
Jury Award for Excellence in Sound Design -- Kunal Sharma
Jury Award for Best Film: Documentary (over 30 minutes)


Many thanks to the various juries and the IDPA from everyone associated with Fire in the Blood!!

Gold & Silver IDPA Awards for nonfiction writing & direction



08 MARCH 2015

Huge congratulations to Fire in the Blood contributor Kousalya Periasamy, founder president of the Positive Women’s Network (PWN+), who received the Nari Shakti Award from Pranab Kumar Mukherjee, President of India, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day!!

More about Kousalya's work here.



31 October 2014

The full-length version of Fire in the Blood will be broadcasting in two parts on Al Jazeera English (AJE), worldwide excluding the US, beginning on Friday, October 31st at 8 pm GMT.

Part One, the first half of the film, will broadcast DAILY on AJE at varying times for four days starting on October 31st, while Part Two, the second half of the film, will broadcast daily for four days starting November 7th.

The full film will also be available for free catch-up viewing on the Al Jazeera website from November 1st through November 10th.

For more details see here.

Please help spread the word!!


28 September 2014

Fire in the Blood has been named Best Feature Documentary at the 2014 Montréal International Black Film Festival!

Many thanks to the jury and everyone associated with MIBFF, a truly outstanding, important festival...


07 September 2014

Fire in the Blood has won the Grand Jury Award (main prize) at the 2014 White Sands international Film Festival in New Mexico!!

Sincere thanks to members of the jury and everyone at WSIFF for this wonderful honour...

22 August 2014

Fire in the Blood is named Best Documentary at the International Film Festival of Kashmir (IFFK) in Srinigar!


14 June 2014

Fire in the Blood wins the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 16th Fairy Tales International Queer Film Festival in Calgary, Canada!

23 May 2014

Fire in the Blood finally releases on DVD in India!

AVAILABLE NOW on Flipkart and at a discounted price on Amazon, as well as Crosswords, Rhythm House and other fine retailers throughout India.



Fire in the Blood releases WORLDWIDE* for rental (streaming) and purchase (download) on Vimeo on Demand (VOD)!!

AVAILABLE NOW here (for original version**) or here (for Spanish-subtitled version)

* all countries except the United States of America and South Africa (those interested in these countries may opt for the English version with Spanish subtitles here)

** with optional captions in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Thai and Russian



02 May 2014

Special screening of Fire in the Blood in New Delhi hosted by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs for international ambassadors and delegations, followed by a conversation between Vir Sanghvi and Yusuf Hamied about trade, patents and India's special role in ensuring access to essential medicines for billions of people around the world


30 April 2014

Our Indian DVD is now available for pre-order to ship in mid-May!  Book yours *NOW* on our distributor, MoserBaer's website...



24 March 2014

Fire in the Blood releases on DVD in the UK!  Available NOW on Amazon, our distributor Network's website and wherever quality DVDs are sold! (for those who prefer digital, the film is also available for rental and download in HD and SD on iTunes)



19 February 2014

Special screening of Fire in the Blood and panel including the director at United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, hosted by UNAIDS, UNDP and the permanent missions of Benin and Brazil.



09 February 2014

Dylan Mohan Gray wins the Dadasaheb Phalke Chitranagari Award for "Best Debut Film for a Director" at the biennial Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 for Fire in the Blood


03 December 2013

Special screening of Fire in the Blood at the European Parliament in Brussels, hosted by MEPs Carl Schlyter (Sweden) and Rebecca Taylor (UK), along with the MSF Access Campaign

08 November 2013

Fire in the Blood is held over for a 5th week in Mumbai, breaking its own record for the all-time longest commercial theatrical run by a non-fiction film in India



01 November 2013

Fire in the Blood is held over for a 4th week in Mumbai, thus becoming the FIRST NON-FICTION FILM EVER to achieve a four-week commercial run in Indian cinemas (the previous record was three weeks).

31 October 2013

Media Education Foundation (MEF) begins shipping pre-ordered DVDs for educational, community/NGO use (US & Canada).


11 October 2013

Fire in the Blood begins its theatrical run in major cities across India (Bombay/Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore/Bengaluru, Kolkata, Pune, Ahmedabad and Gurgaon).

The film is being released in India by PVR Director's Rare.



05 October 2013

Fire in the Blood wins the first-ever Political Film Prize at Filmfest Hamburg!

Many thanks to Filmfest Hamburg, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, the Jury and very special thanks to the incomparable Fatih Akin for accepting the award on our behalf at the closing ceremony!



06 & 13 September 2013

Fire in the Blood begins its theatrical run in the United States at the IFC Center in New York on September 6th, followed by the Laemmle Music Hall in Los Angeles September 13th.

Please check our screenings page for more US engagements.

The film is being released in the US by International Film Circuit.



22 August 2013

Fire in the Blood educational and community screening distributors Media Education Foundation (MEF) begin taking pre-orders for streaming and DVD



20 August 2013

The UK's VADA Magazine ranks Fire in the Blood the "Best Film of 2013 thus far"...

13 August 2013

Fire in the Blood Latin American premiere at the 15th International Human Rights Film Festival (Festival Internacional de Cine de Derechos Humanos), Buenos Aires.



05 August 2013

New US theatrical trailer live on Vimeo.


30 July 2013

Fire in the Blood is shortlisted for the Grierson Trust British Documentary Awards in the category "Best Cinema Documentary" (see awards news).



23 & 24 July 2013

Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt records the narration for Fire in the Blood at Limebeat in New York with director Dylan Mohan Gray.



21 July 2013

Fire in the Blood Oceania premiere at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Auckland.


04 July 2013

London's Fortitude Magazine includes Fire in the Blood among its "Top 5 Films released in the UK" during the first half of 2013.

18 June 2013

Fire in the Blood launched on iTunes in the UK.

28 May 2013

Fire in the Blood screened at the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), London, on 28 May, followed by discussion with an outstanding panel.

21 & 22 May 2013

On the occasion of the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, invitation-only informational screenings of Fire in the Blood were held on 21 and 22 May, in conjunction with Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and UNAIDS.  Panel discussions with the participation of director Dylan Mohan Gray followed both screenings.

03-12 May 2013

Fire in the Blood had its Canadian Premiere at DOXA Documentary Festival in Vancouver, as part of the 'Justice Forum' program (see awards news).


11-21 April 2013

Fire in the Blood screened at FilmfestDC, the 27th Washington DC International Film Festival, in the juried 'Justice Matters' section (director Dylan Mohan Gray was in attendance for two screenings; see awards news).


22 February 2013

Fire in the Blood released in select Picturehouse and other UK cinemas, with special event screenings and panel discussions held in cities around the country.

17-27 January 2013

Fire in the Blood participated in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

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