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The email also said:
"an inspiration for us all, esp on the anniversary month of the challee mukte, as lessons on how to fearlessly face annihilation (in the physical, emotional, or worldly sense) in our own lives. "
Truly agree with that statement. This one Singh is so inspiring how many of us even bother going to peaceful protest in western world?
Anyway I received a email today with links to an interview with director of the 1984 film Amu. I'm just about to check it out my self so have a watch and let me know what you think.
Amu is the story of Kaju, a twenty-one-year-old Indian American woman who returns to India to visit her family. The film takes a dark turn as Kaju stumbles against secrets and lies from her past. A horrifying genocide that took place twenty years ago turns out to hold the key to her mysterious origins.
How were Kaju’s family involved in the killings? What happened and why? Who were the culprits? Who benefited? Will Kaju have the courage to pursue the truth no matter the cost? Will it destroy her relationship with her mother? Will it affect her burgeoning romance? Will it change everything she knows about herself and about India?