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Wide Eye Film

Tales from Napa

(2010; Color; Video; 26 min.)

SYNOPSIS

Tales from Napa is the remarkable story of a little village that resisted the forces of Hindu fundamentalism during the 2002 anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat, India.

Set in the village of Napa, the film investigates the role played by local Hindus and Muslims and their social institutions in maintaining the peace, in the context of a history of economic interdependence, communal harmony and syncretism.

CREDITS

Camera: Mrinal Desai
Location Sound: Anita Kushwaha
Post-production audio: Girjashanker Vohra
Produced by Rajiv Mehrotra, PSBT
Researched, edited and directed by Lalit Vachani

A Wide Eye Film for the Public Service Broadcasting Trust

MORE INFORMATION

www.psbt.org

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