From Bihar to Bangalore

Jelle Brandt Corstius goes on a journey through India. Where, as an expert, he tried to explain Russia in the series From Moscow to Murmansk and From Moscow to Magadan, he is now a foreigner trying to understand India.

Documentary - Human Interest & Society

8 x 50

The Precious Dowry

India has a shortage of seven million girls. More...

India has a shortage of seven million girls. Why are so few girls born here? Why are they not wanted? Jelle witnesses an arranged marriage, but also talks to a young couple that married out of love - and have to take shelter in a bunker because of it. He visits an orphanage in Punjab where all the children are unwanted girls.

Documentary
Hans Pool
2013
VPRO
8 x 50
VPRO
 
 
 
 

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