PAPILIO BUDDHA -NYADIFF 2017 : NYADIFF

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PAPILIO BUDDHA -NYADIFF 2017


Jayan K. Cheria, India/ USA, 2013, Drama, 108 min, Malayalam with English Subtitles

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Inspired by actual events, Papilio Buddha is a drama that focuses on the atrocities committed against Dalits, women and the environment in Kerala, South West India.  In the film a group of displaced untouchables in Western Ghats of India embrace Buddhism in order to escape from caste oppression. The story deals with discrimination against landless Dalits and the politics of suppression of their struggle against the upper castes and other powerful local forces.

 

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