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Crusader Of The Ganges

Synopsis

In the holiest city Benares or Varanasi on the sacred River Ganges a 3000 year old way of life is threatened by sewage. One man is uniquely placed to fight back. Veer Bhadra Mishra is a Mahant or Hindu Temple Leader at the heart of this traditional culture but also a skilled engineer and now figurehead in this struggle for survival.

Details

Year
2001
Type of film
Features
Running Time
59 mins 16 secs
Format
Digi Beta
Director
Daniel Whistler
Producer
Daniel Whistler
Editor
Alex Mc Allister
Director of Photography
Daniel Whistler
Sound
Daniel Whistler
Music
Various Indian classical, live
Principal Cast
(Documentary) The Mahant, (Hindu Temple Leader) Veer Bhadra Mishra, his colleagues in Sankat Mochan Foundation at Benares and local people on and around River Ganges.

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Production Company

Contact: Daniel Whistler
C/O Dept Visual Communication
Birmingham City University
Gosta Green
Birmingham B4 7DX
UK

T 0121 331 8830
F 0121 333 6020

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Company

Contact: Daniel Whistler
C/O Dept Visual Communication
Birmingham City University
Gosta Green
Birmingham B4 7DX
UK

T 0121 331 8830
F 0121 333 6020