Project Details

  • 20
  • Feb

Ignite Talk - Homeless, NOT Hopeless

  • 20 Feb 07:00 pm - 20 Feb 08:00 pm
  • Alliance Francaise.

Ahmedabad Global Shapers brings yet another Ignite Talk, this time with the screening of an award winning documentary - Smart City Blues (Winner at Noida International Film Festival) 15th August, 2015, brutal police force is unleashed on the slum residents of Shekhar Nagar, Indore. In hours more than 3000 people are rendered homeless. The combat between the civic administration and a waste picker community’s right to housing and livelihood continues today in the form of a long drawn legal battle... A revealing tale called "Smart City Blues" (22 mins) is to be screened followed by a panel talk with, Debarun Dutta, Director of "Smart City Blues" Dakxin Chhara, Filmmaker of "Sameer", Director at Budhan Theatre Subramaniam Iyer, Lawyer with Human Rights Law Network Rutul Joshi, Assistant Professor at CEPT University is going to moderate the panel discussion on the issue of resettlement. Do join us in understanding the parallel stories of the smart cities and its effect..