'Jai Bhim Comrade'

A film by Anand Patwardhan

The ongoing atrocity of caste.
Anand Patwardhan’s new film “Jai Bhim Comrade” took 14 years to?complete. Beginning with an incident at Ramabai Colony in Mumbai where?10 Dalits were shot dead by the police in 1997, the film goes on to?explore the music of protest of those who were treated as?”untouchables” by a caste hierarchy that has ruled the Indian?sub-continent for thousands of years.
Best film: Mumbai International Film Festival, India
Best film: Film South Asia Kathmandu, Nepal