Tales From Napa - by Lalit Vachani
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00:30:00 (hh:mm) , English, Hindi, Gujarati
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|Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s||Lalit is the Director of the New Delhi based Wide Eye Film. His documentary films include The Academy (1995), The Starmaker (1997) and The Salt Stories, with its specific focus on retracing the path of Mahatma Gandhi’s salt march in the context of contemporary Gujarat. Vachani’s Films have received support from the Soros and Sundance Documentary Foundations, the Jan Vrijman Fund and the India Foundation for the Arts. He has taught courses on various topics related to film and documentary at the Mass Communication Research Centre in Delhi, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and AmherstCollege.|
The remarkable story of a little village that resisted the forces of fundamentalism during the 2002 Gujarat riots. Set in the village of Napa, in Borsad district of Central Gujarat, the Film investigates the role played by local Hindus and Muslims and their social institutions in maintaining peace, in the context of a history of economic interdependence, communal harmony and syncretism.
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