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Eviction: In the Name of Development(উন্নয়নের নামে)

In the Name of Development(উন্নয়নের নামে)

This film focuses on the movement of Singur and Nandigram. It tries to accommodate the debate the rose following the attempted acquisition of fertile agricultural land forcefully by the state to hand it over to big corporates.

The film is in Bengali (বাংলা) but has english subtitles.
Director: Partha Sarathi Banerjee
Contact:  psb3210@yahoo.co.in

The story of the struggle at Nandigram: Bujhecho Upen (বুঝেছ উপেন)

Bujhecho Upen (বুঝেছ উপেন)

A film on the beginning of the Nandigram movement.

The film is in Bengali (বাংলা).
Director: Sitanshu Sekhar
Contact:  s.sitansu@gmail.com

Nandigram Movement: For the sake of Development (উন্নয়নের জন্য)

For the sake of Development (উন্নয়নের জন্য)

This is a continuation of the earlier film Bujhecho Upen (বুঝেছ উপেন) and covers the second half of the Nandigram movement.

The film is in Bengali (বাংলা) but has english subtitles.
Director: Sitanshu Sekhar
Contact:  s.sitansu@gmail.com

Nandigram: Development at Gunpoint (উন্নয়ন – বন্দুকের নলে)

Development at Gunpoint (উন্নয়ন – বন্দুকের নলে)

A film on the successful movement in Nandigram that prevented land grab. It begins with questioning the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as a whole. The film ends with the men women and children of Nandigram raising the question that Dhananjay was hanged for raping a girl but what about those who raped tens of women?

The film is in English.
Director: Pramod Gupta