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Title Acting like a thief : a documentary / [directed and produced] by P. Kerim Friedman & Shashwati Talukdar
Published [Chharanagar, India] : Four Nine and a Half Pictures ; Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, ©2005

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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video (15 min.))
Series Ethnographic video online
Summary This story of a Chhara tribal theatre group in Ahmedabad, India. The members of the Budhan Theatre are tribal rebels who were notifies as "born criminals" by the British in 1871, and imprisoned in a labor camp in Ahmedabad. After Indian independence, they were de-notified, but the stigma of being "born criminal" follows them to this day. This documentary reveals how theatre has transformed the lives of adults and children within the community
Notes Hindi and Gujarati with English subtitles
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Subject Budhan Theatre (Firm)
Budhan Theatre (Firm)
Theater -- Anthropological aspects -- India -- Ahmadābād
Theater and society -- India -- Ahmadābād
Theater and society
Theater -- Anthropological aspects
Ahmadābād (India) -- Denotified tribes -- Social conditions
India -- Ahmadābād
Genre/Form Nonfiction films.
Ethnographic films.
Documentary films.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentaires.
Films ethnographiques.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Friedman, P. Kerim
Talukdar, Shashwati
Four Nine and a Half Pictures (Firm)
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)