Van Maximilian Carlsons documentary about the
survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas leak in Bhopal
titled Bhopali will be screened at the Alliance
Francaise, Mumbai on 24 April at 6:30 pm.
against the backdrop of vehement protests for the 25th
anniversary of the disaster, Bhopali documents
the experience of second generation children affected
by the worst industrial disaster in history, and subsequent
contamination of groundwater by Union Carbide Corporation.
documentary follows several children as they and their
families cope with the ongoing medical and social
disaster as well as their memories of that traumatizing
night that shocked the world and changed Bhopal forever.
the documentary won the Grand Jury Best Documentary
Award and Audience Award at Slamdance Film Festival,
screening is being organised by The Root Reel, an
initiative which showcases relevant, thought provoking
films from across the world.