Sheffield DocFest 2010

A selection of works by esteemed Indian filmmaker Anand Patwardhan.

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Bombay Our City (Country: India; Year: 1985; Director: Anand Patwardhan)
A documentary portrait of Bombay's underclass, observing their economic contribution and social and physical vulnerability.
Father Son and Holy War (Country: India; Year: 1995; Director: Anand Patwardhan)
An exploration of religious violence, patriarchy and masculine insecurity in contemporary India.
In The Name Of God (Country: India; Year: 1991; Director: Anand Patwardhan)
A documentary about the demise of secularism and the rise of religious extremism in India.
War & Peace (War And Peace) (Country: India; Year: 2002; Director: Anand Patwardhan)
An exploration of India's political and spiritual experience of being a nuclear nation, compared and contrasted with the US and Pakistan.
We Are Not Your Monkeys (Country: India; Year: 1996; Director: Anand Patwardhan)
Gender and caste restrictions are criticised in a musical tale of the Ramayana.

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