A. Patwardhan Screening
Director: Anand Patwardhan
Duration: 01:02:55; Aspect Ratio: 1.778:1; Hue: 35.196; Saturation: 0.100; Lightness: 0.069; Volume: 0.404; Cuts per Minute: 0.842
Summary: Public screening of Jai Bhim Comrade
This is from the same screening, on screen is 2002, Narendra Modi visiting Bombay, and faced with protests. Voting for indian general elections have started this week, and Modi
is a front-runner for PM.
Jhai Bhim Comrade, by Anand Patwardhan being screened at Ramabhai Ambedkar Colony in Ghatkopar, Bombay in early 2013.
Footage from a protest in 2002, on the Western Express Highway. Activists boo Narender Modi, as his cavalcade makes way from Bombay airport to Shivaji Park for a rally, soon after the pogrom in Gujarat.
Or like this one, of his newest film, "Jai Bhim Comrade" being screened in Ramabai colony, which Ashok is shooting as a camera print, a genre, we revisit later.
This scene is Kabir Kala Manch a revolutionary dalit group, performing.
Screening of Jai Bhim Comrade in Ramabhai Ambedkar colony in Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Patwardhan is returning to site, a film that took close to 10 years to make and that takes the killing of 10 Dalit residence by police firing in this very locality in 1997.
For over 3 decades Patwardhan has made independent films, but also taken the 'distribution' of his films as his personal task by organising open air screenings in Mohallas.