Buddha Weeps in Jadugoda, Screening at Marupakkam Film Festival, Chennai 2023

Buddha Weeps In Jadugoda (Ragi Kana ko bonga Buru)


Anti-Nuclear Film Festival
6 Aug / 11 am to 8 pm
Annai Maniammaiyar Hall,  Periyar Thidal, Chennai
Curated by Amudhan R.P.
Jointly organised by MARUPAKKAM & Periyar Self Respect Media

Synopsis of the film 

Almost 30 years of mining have resulted in excessive radiation and contamination of water, land and air. The film is an attempt to record how the lives of the people ofJadugoda have been affected due to indiscriminate mining without following basic safety rules.

Screening and recognitions

·       Hong Kong Film Festival, 2000

·       Mumbai International Film Festival, 2000

·       Earth-Vision International Film Festival, Tokyo, 2000 (Grand Prize)
Vermont Film Festival, USA, 2001

·       Thunder Bird Film Festival, USA, 2001 (Best Film Award)

·       Film South Asia-Kathmandu, 1999 (Third Best Film Award)

·       Earth-Vision Environmental Film Festival, CA, USA, 2002 (Runner-up)

·       International Film Festival, Istanbul, 2001

·       United Nations Association Film Festival, USA, 2000

·       Broadcast by NHK-Japan and Free Speech TV, USA, 2001

For schedule and other details: https://marupakkamfilmfestival.blogspot.com/2023/07/anti-nuclear-film-festival-chennai.html