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VIRAL FILM: FIR Attack

A Film by Debalina Mow On 22nd December, Feminists in Resistance (an autonomous feminist collective in Kolkata) held a mobile campaign from Ganguly Bagan to Baghajatin (refugee colony areas in South Kolkata). At 10pm as they reached Baghajatin I block, and were packing up, a group of 7-8 men, their faces masked with handkerchiefs and saffron tilaks on their foreheads, attacked the protesters with huge … Continue reading VIRAL FILM: FIR Attack

एक बच्चा जिसे सब भूल जाते हैं- प्रदीप

  एक गड्ढा है जिसमें वह गिर गया है और उसके साथ जो आया है, वह रुकता नहीं उसके लिए. जैसे कई बार आपके सपने में होता होगा, आप गिरते चले जाते होंगे कहीं गहरे और चीख़ते होंगे लेकिन आवाज़…! वह तो अंदर ही कहीं गोल घूम कर रह गयी है. या फिर आपके जीवन में मौजूद आपसे सबसे ज़्यादा प्यार करने का दावा रखने … Continue reading एक बच्चा जिसे सब भूल जाते हैं- प्रदीप

Apurva, writer of Simran speaks up against Kangana’s title snatching moves

Apoorva Asrani is a respected writer and video editor in Mumbai film circles and he epitomizes Local is International. He is known for writing on subjects close to his heart. His film ALIGARH had won him love and support of the LGBT  community and the progressives around the world. A gender sensitive man Apoorva had so far always supported Kangana Ranaut ( the Indian actress … Continue reading Apurva, writer of Simran speaks up against Kangana’s title snatching moves

The Final Solution – A Film on Gujarat Genocide

Final Solution is a study of the politics of hate. Set in Gujarat during the period Feb/March 2002 – July 2003, the film graphically documents the changing face of right-wing politics in India through a study of the 2002 genocide of Muslims in Gujarat. It specifically examines political tendencies reminiscent of the Nazi Germany of early/mid-1930s. Final Solution is anti-hate/ violence as those who forget … Continue reading The Final Solution – A Film on Gujarat Genocide

2002 Karsevak families condemn violence

This is an excerpt from Final Solution, the national award-winning film that probes politics of hate. The film, premiered at the Berlin film festival, has over a dozen international awards, including the Berlinale’s Staudte Prize (now known as the Golden Bear for Best Debut). The Panchal and Rawal families from Ahmedabad lost their loved ones inside S-6 of the ill-fated Sabarmati Express. Even as an … Continue reading 2002 Karsevak families condemn violence