The story of how Gandhi, regarded as the Father of India’s independence , from South Africa to his nonviolent revolution in India.
Photos, newsreel clips, interviews, & quotes, tell the story of Gandhi’s last days , from release from prison thru his campaign against violence & hatred that erupted when Pakistan separated from India.
Gandhi is the story of how India’s great leader forged a nonviolent revolution that led to India’s freedom from British rule.
This is part of a series of books that have been influential in my life, going back to grade and high school and on to the present. It would be nice if these posts started a dialogue–what books influenced you, the reader, and why or how? I was a senior in high school when …
Dalit female journalists staffing a newspaper in northern India are often the only ones brave enough to advocate the rights of raped women & seek improved conditions for villagers.
The incredible courage & persistence of the Ukrainians in resisting tyranny in their Maidan Revolution of 2013-14 is graphically depicted.
Writer-director Barry Alexander Brown’s film is based on Bob Zellner’s well-received 2008 autobiography The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement. The author’s move from sympathetic but do-nothing white moderate to zealous C-R activist is a good illustration of Dr. King’s criticism in his famous prison letter. At first …
A man seeking highs in drugs becomes suicidal and is helped to learn to meditate by a caring Christian, & he in turn reaches out to a cellmate when in prison.
Horatio Alger would not approve of poor Balram’s means of rising from his low status as driver for a corrupt Indian family to wealthy entrepreneur.
The reporter is fictional, but this film is based on the history of the Philippines when Corrie Aquino inspired her people to topple the Marcos dictatorship by standing against guns and tanks in the streets.