JAI BHIM COMRADE

Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentary
India / 2011 / English, Hindi, Marathi dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / Digital File / 199 minutes

Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica / Documentary /Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentary – Special Mention: Anand Patwardhan (Director)

Synopsis

Dalits have faced caste oppression in India for more than 2,000 years. In 1997 police opened fire on unarmed Dalits killing 10. Vilas Ghogre, a leftist poet and singer, hanged himself in protest. Shot over 14 years, the meticulous "Jai Bhim Comrade" follows the music and the tradition of reason that Vilas had been a part of.

Genre

Music Documentary

Cast & Credits

15+

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