Category Archives: Film

Kolonialrulle: “22 June 1897”

22 June 1897 (1979) Part 1 of 10 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: L?t oss konstatera att ett krigstillst?nd r?der

  “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 f?rs?ker g? till botten med vad som egentligen h?nder i den fattiga delstaten Orissa i ?stra Indien som domineras av det brittiska gruvbolaget Vedantas verksamheter. M?nga i lokalbefolkningen vittnar om stora negativa konsekvenser f?r regionen trots att bolaget lovat att bland annat bygga v?gar, skolor och sjukhus.  

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