Bombay: Our City is an indictment of injustice and a call to action on the side of the homeless.
"Quite clearly, Bombay: Our City is the best documentary ever made in India." - Khalid Mohamed - The Times of India
"Patwardhan gives us this story simply and clearly, with restrained passion, and it becomes, finally, appalling and moving." - Michael Wilmington - The Los Angeles Times
"Simply one of the best documentaries I have ever seen."- Sean Cubitt - City Limits
Anand Patwardhan, India’s leading documentary filmmaker, is known for his socio-political, award-winning films. He has spent decades capturing Mumbai’s slum dwellers, the reality of the caste system, the rise of Hindu nationalism, and tensions between India and Pakistan. He is a member of the Oscar academy, and his films have earned more than 20 international awards.
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|Building:||Modern Languages Building|
|Event Type:||Film Screening|
|Tags:||Asia, Film, Film Series, India|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for South Asian Studies, International Institute, Department of Film, Television, and Media, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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