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 Untouchables

Officially the caste system was abandoned fifty years ago, but actual practice is different. More...

Officially the caste system was abandoned fifty years ago, but actual practice is different. The caste system still determines the course of many Indian lives. Jelle visits the rural area of Bihar, where the situation is improving. But he also talks to a man who has been beaten up for playing the drums at a wedding - the higher castes had a problem with it. Jelle also visits the real Slumdog Millionaire.

Documentary
Hans Pool
2013
VPRO
8 x 50
VPRO
 
 
 
 

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