Category Archives: Film

Kolonialrulle: “22 June 1897″

22 June 1897 (1979) Part 1 of 10 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-JL9vJI_Mg Film’s director and producer Nachiket Patwardhan Due to a plague epidemic in Pune, the British Government deputes C.W. Rand as Chairman of the Special Plague Committee, empowering him to do whatever is necessary to control the menace. Rand’s heavy handed measures deeply offend local sensibilities, driving […]

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Arundhati Roy in Chicago – March 18, 2013

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Film: Låt oss konstatera att ett krigstillstånd råder

  “Let us declare that the state of war does exist and shall exist so long as the Indian toiling masses and the natural resources are being exploited by a handful of parasites.” Those are not the words of a member of the centralcommittee of the Communist Party of India (Maoist), though the film has […]

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Cowboys i Indien

Filmmakaren Simon Chambers försöker gå till botten med vad som egentligen händer i den fattiga delstaten Orissa i östra Indien som domineras av det brittiska gruvbolaget Vedantas verksamheter. Många i lokalbefolkningen vittnar om stora negativa konsekvenser för regionen trots att bolaget lovat att bland annat bygga vägar, skolor och sjukhus. http://urplay.se/Produkter/164699-Varlden-Cowboys-i-Indien#innehall  

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