Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

September 16, 2009

Distant Thunder

Filed under: imperialism/globalization,india — louisproyect @ 2:35 pm

A 1973 movie by Satyajit Ray about the man-made famine in Bengal during WWII can now be seen on Youtube. Below is part one of ten:


  1. Ray’s Ghare-Baire is also quite good for getting a handle on what’s baldly described as “Hindu-Muslim riots”.

    It’s difficult to grapple with an enormity like the death of millions in the Bengal famine, and another man-made event of the same era that led to 20 million+ deaths became somewhat more coherent to me after watching this documentary.

    Comment by sk — September 19, 2009 @ 12:11 am

  2. Thanks for posting this.

    Comment by epoliticus — September 20, 2009 @ 12:44 pm

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