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

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The Painful Truth

It's a miracle how a country as diverse as India can function. Hundreds of peoples, speaking 1600 different languages in a dozen different scripts, live here. More...

It's a miracle how a country as diverse as India can function. Hundreds of peoples, speaking 1600 different languages in a dozen different scripts, live here. But sometimes things go wrong. Jelle explores the city of Godhra, where large-scale riots broke out between Muslims and Hindus. He also celebrates Holi, the day on which all Hindus throw paint powder at each other. Jelle does not escape the ritual.

Documentary
Hans Pool
2013
VPRO
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