Ahimsa: Gandhi The Power of the Powerless
Director: Ramesh Sharma Run time: 108 mins | Recommended Certificate: 12A Language: English with no subtitles | Year: 2020 | Country: India, South Africa
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A compelling and powerful documentary exploring the roots and global impact of the Gandhian message of non-violence and peaceful resistance. Featuring interviews with renowned world class scholars, African American activists, like the late John Lewis, through to the Dalai Lama; it also shows rare archival footage of non-violent campaigns from India, USA, Poland and Hungary. Sharma’s film decodes the revolutionary power of non-violence and how it inspired movements of resistance across the world, which continue to affect us today.
Online Q&A with Ramesh Sharma and other special guests
London | BFI Southbank
June 20, 2021 3:00 pm
Q&A with special guest