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Arundhati Roy talk at University Institute, Kolkata

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Arundhati Roy talk at University Institute, Kolkata

On April 14, 2010 a convention was arranged by some members of civil society in Calcutta, to protest the ongoing Green Hunt. Arundhati Roy and Gautam Navlakha were the main speakers. The convention took place in a packed auditorium at the University Institute Hall, College Street, Kolkata. The talk placed by Arundhati Roy, captured in camera is being presented below.

[Vimeo 13630551]

Written by koustav2007

26-July-2010 at 2:04 pm

AMI Vol I (Video Magazine)

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Alternate Media Initiative Vol- I (Total 1 hr. 50 mins.)

The Vol-I of AMI Video Magazine was brought out on March 2010, a list of the contents are as follows:

Written by alternatemedia

17-July-2010 at 2:52 am

The real face of Vedanta

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The real face of Vedanta (ডি রিয়্যাল ফেস অফ বেদান্ত)

This is a film made on the Dongri Konda adivasis of Orissa, who consider a mountain the Niyamgiri their God. This mountain covered in lush forests and the source of lively streams is in danger of being devoured by Aluminium giant Vedanta as it harbours rich bauxite, the adivasis however pledge to part with their lives than their God!

[The video is under process]

This was a part of AMI Vol I.

Written by alternatemedia

17-July-2010 at 2:29 am

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Won’t leave our Village

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Won’t leave our Village (গাও ছোড়াব নাহি)

A song describing the massive displacement that millions of adivasis are presently facing in India and perhaps across the world. But they pledge not to accept displacement in the name of ‘development’.

This was a part of AMI Vol I.

Written by alternatemedia

17-July-2010 at 2:23 am

Surviving Aila

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Surviving Aila ( আয়লা পেরিয়ে)

This video is about the impact that Cyclone Aila has had on the lives of people in Sunderbands. One year after the cyclone there is no end to the miseries.

[Vimeo 13168234]

This was a part of AMI Vol I.

Written by alternatemedia

15-July-2010 at 2:09 am

Chernobyl: Ghost Town

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Chernobyl: Ghost Town (ঘোস্ট টাউন – চেরনোবিল দুর্ঘটনা নিয়ে মিউজিক ভিডিও)

This is a music video about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

[Vimeo 13130307]

This video was a part of AMI Vol I

Written by alternatemedia

15-July-2010 at 2:04 am

Haripur’s No to Nuclear Power

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Haripur’s No to Nuclear Power (পরমাণু বিদ্যুতকে হরিপুরের না)

The people of Haripur speaks of their resistance against a proposed nuclear power plant which is certain to disrupt their way of life and also cause major forced displacement alongside environmental disaster.

[Vimeo 13811551]

Written by alternatemedia

15-July-2010 at 2:00 am

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