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SAC presents: A Screening of Loha Garam Hai (2008) and Gaon Chhodab Nahi (2009)

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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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