Ahimsa: Gandhi – The Power of the Powerless

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Venue: C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, Main Complex, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
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Event Description : Ahimsa: Gandhi – The Power of the Powerless

As part of FILMS OF THE SPIRIT Series.

Year: 2019

Duration: 1 hour 43 mins.

Language: English

Directed by Ramesh Sharma, award-winning and Emmy nominated filmmaker

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Ramesh Sharma and Ashis Nandy

The film commemorates the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It documents the impact of the Gandhian philosophy of non-violence on some of the seminal global political movements of the 20th century, underscoring why Ahimsa remains the most powerful tool for conflict resolution in the intractable conflicts of contemporary times. The feature documentary weaves together rare archival footage and interviews with world-renowned scholars, biographers, Civil Rights activists, Nobel Laureates and family members of Mahatma Gandhi, to craft a compelling narrative of the impact of non-violence across diverse global contexts

Curator: Rajiv Mehrotra

Collaboration: Foundation for Universal Responsibility of H.H. the Dalai Lama; and National Film Archive of India, Pune

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Ahimsa: Gandhi – The Power of the Powerless Ahimsa: Gandhi – The Power of the Powerless Reviewed by DelhiEvents on Wednesday, January 08, 2020 Rating: 5

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