Searching for Sparrows

TFI Network | 2017

Searching for Sparrows follows the journey of five citizens from Hyderabad, India, who work toward a sustainable balance between urbanization and the natural ecosystem. Using birds as a focal point, this documentary contrasts development and preservation of nature in the age of globalization by studying urbanization’s impact on the environment.

Lajwanti P. Waghray  Lajwanti P. Waghray 
DIRECTOR, PRODUCER

Waghray has an extensive background in film and activism. In 2012, she directed/produced Sleepovers, a coming of age documentary. Waghray is a 2014 recipient of Kartemquin Films’ Diverse... more»

Kyle Arpke Kyle Arpke
CINEMATOGRAPHER

Arpke is a Wisconsin native and alum of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Film program. In Milwaukee he plays a variety of roles on film & video productions across a myriad of platforms.... more»

Jessica Knap Jessica Knap
PRODUCTION MANAGER

Knap has contributed to a variety of films for half a decade in the production department. She continues to strive in exploring various cultural backgrounds through film. In between working on TV... more»

Additional Credits

Jessica Farrell (Co-Producer)
Katie Boulden (Associate Producer)
Padma Iruvanti (Production Manager)
Prabhakar Jayavarapu (Boddy) (Cinematographer)
Julia Lazarski (Admin & Research Assistant)
Dinesh Sabu (DVID mentor)

Genre: Documentary, Scripted, Fantasy