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31 Oct 1998

The South Asia Forum at MIT

The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia




Anand Patwardhan

with his most recent documentaries

"Fishing: In the Sea of Greed,"

a 45-minute video about fisherpeople fighting foreign-owned factory vessels, industrial pollution, and industrial aquaculture. (1998)

"Occupation: Millworker,"

a 20-minute video about mill workers who occupy a textile mill in Bombay. (1996)

The anti-nuke video - 5 min.

"We are not your Monkeys,"

a 5-minute music video which is a Dalit critique of the Ramayana. Lyrics by Daya Pawar, Sambhaji Bhagat and Anand Patwardhan(1996).

Saturday, October 31 2:00 pm Bldg. 1-190, MIT

Anand patwardhan is India's foremost documentary film maker. Unflinching in their honesty, hard-hitting and provocative, Anand's films have won a numerous national and international awards inluding the National Award for Best Investigative Film, the Filmfare Award for Best Documentary, the Critics Award in Fribourg Festival, the Ecumenical Prize at Nyon (Switzerland), and the Citizen's Award in Yamagata (Japan).

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The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia


The Alliance for a Secular and Democratic South Asia was formed in 1993 to combat rising religious intolerance in South Asia and to campaign for peace and justice in the region. We are committed to working towards a just, non-violent resolution of the crisis we are currently living through. If you are interested in joining us in this work, please call 617-983-3934 or e-mail

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