SAC presents: A Screening of Loha Garam Hai (2008) and Gaon Chhodab Nahi (2009)
SAC presents : Loha Garam Hai (The Iron is Hot) (2008) and Gaon Chhodab Nahi (We Will Not Leave Our Village) (2009)Followed by a discussion with Meghnath and Biju Toppo, directors, and Gunjal Munda, community activist.
Loha Garam Hai presents a scathing critique of India's most polluting industry—the sponge iron industry—and of industrialization gained at the cost of human lives and the environment.Gaon Chhodab Nahi, a delightful, popular music video captures the marginalization of adivasis (tribal people) across India due to development projects.
Both documentaries were produced by Akhra, a pioneering group that has been producing films on adivasi issues since 1995.
Movies will have English Subtitles
Sponsored by the South Asia Center at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
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