VARIETY     “As if a resurgent Taliban and an Afghan government in disarray weren’t worrisome enough, Meena Nanji’s study of the state of women in Afghanistan, “View From a Grain of Sand,” adds another problem that deserves genuine concern… A remarkable treasure trove…”
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LOS ANGELES TIMES    “searing, wide-reaching… an especially timely addition to the collective history of the plight of women under repression.”
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LA WEEKLY        “gripping… Nanji narrates this history with clarity and passion… an insightful, often heart-wrenching account of trauma, war and rights abuses…”
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THE MIDDLE EAST MAGAZINE      “Afghanistan: the lessons of history?”
Pat Mcdonnell Twair,  
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“There are VERY few films that approach the issue of Afghanistan, Afghan women’s rights, and US policy with a decent level of sensitivity, political maturity, and sophistication. Meena Nanji’s film, “View from a Grain of Sand” is one of those very rare films that tackles all the important issues with grace, and conviction…”
Sonali Kolhatkar,  KPFK Radio,(Co-Author With Jim Ingalls: “Washington, Warlords And The Propaganda Of Silence”) link >>

“Meena Nanji’s documentary is a history lesson you won’t forget in a hurry.”
Timeout Mumbai link >>

“Sharp, simple reminders of major political facts are woven into a stunning cinematic fabric in Meena Nanji’s brilliant documentary…”
Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, The Hindu, India link >>

“a work of love and passion for a Afghanistan and the Afghan people…” 
Adam Shapiro, Former Country Director, Global Rights, Afghanistan read more >>

“…a fascinating portrait of resilience…”
Flavorpill.Com link >>

Featured in:
– International Documentary Magazine
– NIRALI, online magazine
– India West, interview with director Meena Nanji
– 6-part series of articles written by Meena Nanji, featured on (India)

– Digital Talkies
– The Hindu
– Indian Express

– BBC World Radio’s Outlook program
– WBAI New York, NY
– KPOO San Francisco, CA
– KAAA/KZZZ, Arizona
– KPFA Berkeley, CA
– KPFK, Los Angeles, CA
– KPFT Houston, TX
– KPFK, Los Angeles, CA
– Featured on NBC’S “Extra”