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Adivasi life and folklore event

Francis, Patricia


Patricia Francis


Seral Murmu is an Adivasi filmmaker from Jharkhand in India whose films draw on oral Adivasi narratives, magical realism and experimental cinematography. His film Sondhayni (2019), for example, is a modern folktale that critiques the exploitation and destruction of the forest. Dissatisfied with the way Adivasi or ‘Tribals’ are depicted in Indian film, Seral Murmu makes a powerful statement about the urgent necessity to shift our perspectives and embrace creatively the diversity of the world we live in, here and there, beyond discriminatory and oppressive discourses. J
Patricia was one of the guest panelists taking part in a discussion with the filmmaker.


Francis, P. Adivasi life and folklore event. [Online]

Digital Artefact Type Website Content
Online Publication Date Dec 15, 2021
Deposit Date Jun 27, 2024
Keywords Adivasi, Film, Women
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