The Untouchables
 
Documentary
THE UNTOUCHABLES
10 minutes / Documentary / DV Cam / Kannada / EST / India / 2008
Production Details
Banner : Sonk Films
Producer / Writer / Director / Editor : Ramchandra PN
Cameraman : Sameer Mahajan
Sound : Santosh Kumar
Post Production Sound : Bobby John.
Producer from UN TV Production Unit : Patricia Chan
Research & Production Controller : Surendra Kumar
Synopsis
The Koraga Community in Coastal Karnataka, South India, termed as untouchable community that thrives on the food leftovers collected by them, gets assimilated into the mainstream society in a painfully slow manner.
Production Notes
This project was one among the four selected from around seventy all over the world in 2007 to be included in UNESCO’s “Century XXI” News Magazine”, produced by the media division of the United Nations in its efforts to develop media content that has major societal and development issues.
Film Festivals and Screenings:
1. 'Shown in the “Century XXI” News Magazine', January 2008 issue
2. Telecast on BBC World in March 2008
 
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