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The women betrayed videorecordingWhy women in Jharkhand are branded and hunted as withches produced by Anwar Jamwal; direced by Sehjo Singh

By: Singh, Sehjo.
Contributor(s): Singh, Sehjo | Jamal, Anwar | Under Construction (Organization).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Bombay Anwar Jamwal c1993Description: 1 videodisc (40 min.) sd., col 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): ethnography -- India | gender -- India | public property -- India | property rights -- IndiaGenre/Form: Documentary -- Feature.DDC classification: 791.4372
Contents:
In the tribal regions of Bihar and Bengal, the people pushed to the wall by the development policies of India, take recourse to the all pervasive age old belief, that, all miseries are caused by evil spirits invoked by the witches, and helpless women become easy targets. Land hunger is the most common reason, which turns families against each other.
Production Credits: Camera,Jugal Debta ; editing, Renu Saluja ; sound, Neelkanth
Awards: Winner of Special Jury Award in Tokyo; National Award for Best film on Social Issues;Summary:
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In the tribal regions of Bihar and Bengal, the people pushed to the wall by the development policies of India, take recourse to the all pervasive age old belief, that, all miseries are caused by evil spirits invoked by the witches, and helpless women become easy targets. Land hunger is the most common reason, which turns families against each other.

Camera,Jugal Debta ; editing, Renu Saluja ; sound, Neelkanth

DVD ; PAL.

In English and Hindi with English subtitles.

Winner of Special Jury Award in Tokyo;
National Award for Best film on Social Issues;

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