Skip to main content
Sabrang
Sabrang
Freedom Culture

No Room for Dissenting Voices in Art: Kavita Lankesh

05 Oct 2019

Filmmaker Kavita Lankesh in a candid conversation with Teesta Setalvad on the challenges faced by filmmakers in India today. She talks about how most filmmakers are being put in to boxes and how the censor board is in a way curbing free thinking. She goes on to talk about how hate speech is on the rise and intolerance is spreading. Referring to the Save Aarey Campaign, her message to everyone is that if we do not prioritise saving our forests then what sort of life are we leaving behind for our children.

 

No Room for Dissenting Voices in Art: Kavita Lankesh

Filmmaker Kavita Lankesh in a candid conversation with Teesta Setalvad on the challenges faced by filmmakers in India today. She talks about how most filmmakers are being put in to boxes and how the censor board is in a way curbing free thinking. She goes on to talk about how hate speech is on the rise and intolerance is spreading. Referring to the Save Aarey Campaign, her message to everyone is that if we do not prioritise saving our forests then what sort of life are we leaving behind for our children.

 

Related Articles

News in Brief

Monday

13

Jan

Nationwide

Saturday

04

Jan

Karve Statue, Kothrud, Pune

Theme

Ambedkar

On India's 70th Constitution Day, the Subversive Sangh

Repeated attempts by the RSS-driven Sangh Parivar to appropriate Dr BR Ambedkar throw up contradictions and evasions
JNU

‘Stand by JNU!’ Solidarity Statements from across the world

A campaign launched by the university’s students and teachers challenging the intolerance of dissent
Hindutva

Hindutva and Democracy

Communalism Combat 9th Anniversary Special
HCU

#Stand with HCU

Solidarity Statements and Video Testimonies

Campaigns

Monday

13

Jan

Nationwide

Saturday

04

Jan

Karve Statue, Kothrud, Pune

Videos

Freedom

Chitmahal: Citizens without a country

The Chitmahals are land pieces of one country inside other's territory. The residents of these enclaves, pieces of land along the India-Bangladesh border, lead a traumatic life in India as their appeal for recognition, rehabilitation and basic human rights aren't paid any attention to. Watch this video to know more about them.

Freedom

Chitmahal: Citizens without a country

The Chitmahals are land pieces of one country inside other's territory. The residents of these enclaves, pieces of land along the India-Bangladesh border, lead a traumatic life in India as their appeal for recognition, rehabilitation and basic human rights aren't paid any attention to. Watch this video to know more about them.

Analysis

Ambedkar

On India's 70th Constitution Day, the Subversive Sangh

Repeated attempts by the RSS-driven Sangh Parivar to appropriate Dr BR Ambedkar throw up contradictions and evasions
JNU

‘Stand by JNU!’ Solidarity Statements from across the world

A campaign launched by the university’s students and teachers challenging the intolerance of dissent
Hindutva

Hindutva and Democracy

Communalism Combat 9th Anniversary Special
HCU

#Stand with HCU

Solidarity Statements and Video Testimonies

Archives