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Documentary Film: Machis ko Sinka

By Radha Mohini Prasad

Radha Mohini Prasad’s documentary film, Machis ko Sinka, is a student diploma film shot in Kalimpong in the background of Gorkhaland Movement. It is reflective of the contradictions in political rhetoric and the ordinary lives during the Gorkhaland Movement.

Documentary Film: Machis ko Sinka

Filmmaker:
Radha Mohini Prasad is young film maker from Kalimpong and is working in Banglore. She grew up in Kalimpong, a remote town in the Himalayas, which in the past century has been the scene of many migrations. She herself is a product of two such migrations: her great grandparents themselves came from Uttar Pradesh and from Okhaldhunga and Ilam in Eastern Nepal. Her place of birth and its circumstances have greatly influenced and shaped her work.

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