Undergraduates and above

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Father, Son and Holy War

This informative documentary that has been made in two parts examines how masculinity is invoked to stoke communal passions. It also describes the lengths people go to to justify patriarchal pressures and prejudices spread through religion. Language –...
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Civil Society and State- A Lesson from Gujarat- Harsh Mander

In this insightful talk, Harsh Mander talks about the 2002 pogrom in Gujarat. He examines the State and the complete lack of accountability it showed. Language – English Access Location(s) – Youtube Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) –...
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Colder Than Ice

This is the story of Ishwar Singh who has just returned from the pillage that he took part in as riots ravage the village during the period of the Partition of the country. He is very triumphant about his participation and he extols his deeds infront...
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11’09″01.September 11

This is a collection of short  films that were made by directors from different parts of the world. It shows different people from different walks of life responding to the 9/11 attack and the aftermath. Language – Multiple Languages; English translation...
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Spirits of Shah-e-Alam Camp

This story which was written in June 2002 as a response to the violence in Gujarat is the story of different spirits who come to visit Shah-e-Alam, a dargah that was turned into a refugee camp. The spirits include those of parents who have come to visit...
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Pages Stained With Blood

This is an episodic novel that describes the anti-Sikh pogrom of 1984 which is pieced together from first person accounts of victims and newspaper reports. The story follows a young Assamese woman who teaches at Delhi University and is also a writer. She...
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Overcoming Communal Violence: Gujarat Narratives

Two survivors of the pogrom of 2002 in Gujarat share their experiences of the pogrom and its aftermath. They talk about the absolute failure of the State to provide relief and how it tried to persecute the survivors itself. Here they share how they struggled...
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Overcoming Communal Violence: Bhagalpur Narratives

A team of Aman Sathis from Bhagalpur, Bihar narrate their experiences of the riots and how Muslims were targeted. They talk about how these riots were different from past riots and were much more vicious in their intent. Heartwrenching in places, this...
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The Final Solution

Final Solution chronicles the politics of hate in Gujarat from Feb/March 2002- July 2003. It is made in two parts: Part one, titled ‘Pride and Genocide’ begins by looking at the Gaurav Yatra (Honour Journey) and then goes back to look at the...
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Parzania

This film is based on the true story of a Parsi family who lose their son during the horrendous violence that gripped Gujarat in 2002. A story that runs parallel to this is that of an American student who has come to Gujarat to learn more about Gandhi...
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