Human Being

A short film which explores the notion of gender identity through various people, cultures and places. Along with the message, this film was a chance for me to experiment observational filmmaking, thus preparing me for my final Documentary project. My main aim was to capture the point of view from the transgender community (Hijras) in India. I wanted to reflect their voices, their views on gender as a whole and how Hindustan and the Indian society has made it difficult for them to live. They simply want a change in the norms and values, for people to just see them as who they are. Human Beings.

A film by Meera Darji

Thank you to those who took part in the voice-over.

© Meera Darji | All Rights Reserved


  • Cinematographer, Director, DOP, Editor
  • 2015