A Season Outside
Theme Day: Afghanistan, Pakistan und Kashmir
D: Amar Kanwar, India 1998, 30 min.
Wagha is a village on the border between India and Pakistan. Everyday, Indians and Pakistanis encounter one another here along a thin white line. At dusk and sunrise, they celebrate the ritual closing and opening of the border. No other frontier guard is better placed for examining why the Pakistan-India conflict repeatedly erupts anew. How suitable are concepts of non-violence in helping to solve the problems between Moslems and Hindus? Amar Kanwar takes us on a journey that also turns out to be a search for wisdom and humanity.