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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.

 

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