Acting like a thief a documentary

This story of a Chhara tribal theatre group in Ahmedabad, India. The members of the Budhan Theatre are tribal rebels who were notifies as "born criminals" by the British in 1871, and imprisoned in a labor camp in Ahmedabad. After Indian independence, they were de-notified, but the stigma o...

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Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Four Nine and a Half Pictures (Firm)
Other Authors: Friedman, P. Kerim., Talukdar, Shashwati.
Language:Hindi
Gujarati
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Online Access:Link to streaming video
Summary:This story of a Chhara tribal theatre group in Ahmedabad, India. The members of the Budhan Theatre are tribal rebels who were notifies as "born criminals" by the British in 1871, and imprisoned in a labor camp in Ahmedabad. After Indian independence, they were de-notified, but the stigma of being "born criminal" follows them to this day. This documentary reveals how theatre has transformed the lives of adults and children within the community.
Item Description:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Physical Description:1 streaming video (15 min).
Published: [Chharanagar, India] : Watertown, Mass. : Four Nine and a Half Pictures ; Documentary Educational Resources, [2005]