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The Sky Below by Sarah Singh (2007, 75 mins) To foster an understanding of the most poignant happening in the sub- continent, that of the Partition, where hundreds of thousands died and millions were permanently uprooted. The tragedy that still haunts the memories of the elders - the participants - is also felt by the second and third generations. Sarah Singh’s film, “The Sky Below”, beautifully filmed with the sensitivity of an artist, draws unbiased viewpoints shared through interviews and landscapes that had the boundary line artificially drawn dividing centuries’ old cultural bonds. A contemporary portrait of India and Pakistan vis a vis the lingering fallout of the 1947 Partition of the Subcontinent. The documentary traverses the landscape, culture, history, and politics from Kutch to Kashmir in India, and from Karachi to the Khyber Pass in Pakistan. From the shared, ancient history of the Indus Civilization, the people of the Northwest region of the Subcontinent have connections that go back millennia. In 1947, the partition of this region resulted in a legacy of suspicion and a profound inability to reconcile this political divide. In this
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2009 for the course GENED 111.18 taught by Professor Robsnyder during the Spring '09 term at Washington State University .

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