The word and the world...

A film after our own hearts, this evening Sagari Chhabra's "The Word and the World" will be shown at the India International Center, New Delhi, at 6:30. Mahatma Gandhi, Manto, Mahasweta Devi, Tendulkar, R.K Narayan, Anita Desai, Vikram Seth are some of the authors who's works form the subject of the documentary which was produced by the National Book Trust. As many of you know, all NBT titles are available via Scholars, but more immediately, all the films of Sagari Chhabra can be obtained through us as well.


These include Asli Azaadi, a film on women freedom fighters, Now I will speak, on rape as a tool of aggression, and Hunger in the time of Plenty, on the tragedy of starvation deaths in times of food surplus.

Chhabra who runs Towards Alternative Thought and Vision (TATV) holds post-graduate degrees from Washington State University, where she was a pre-doctoral teaching associate, teaching Communication to undergraduate students, and the University of Delhi. In 2004 she was awarded the Asia Fellowship and spent a year in Myanmar, Malaysia and Singapore researching the surviving Indian freedom fighters in South-East Asia.

Check out her documentaries on our site, also the other documentaries we have on offer...


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