A Year in India


Student Film: Freedom
May 11, 2009, 1:28 pm
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Below, an Adobe Youth Voices film, Freedom, that students from Barlane Government High School recently finished. The video is about the way female children are treated differently than their male peers.

An interesting side note: Freedom was spearheaded by 17-year-old Mubeen, whom I’ve previously written about here (and who is the film’s leading lady). Toward the end of the video, you’ll notice an older woman being interviewed about why she loves her son more than her daughter. Keep in mind that the interviewer in that interaction is Mubeen; the interviewee, her mother.

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Very moving!

Comment by Prabha

[…] first video, Freedom, is described by Meera Sinha in her blog A Year in India: An interesting side note: Freedom was spearheaded by 17-year-old Mubeen, whom I’ve previously […]

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Thanks for writing about this! I have written a post showcasing some of the work done in India by Adobe Youth Voices here.

Comment by medea

Thanks for posting this and the video seriously captures the reality.

Comment by Kabir




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