Lanka – The Other Side of War and Peace
Recasting Reconciliation through Culture and the Arts
This essay, elaborates on the process of making the film Lanka: The Other Side of War and Peace. On the one hand, it discusses the intricacies of memory and reconciliation in the context of the Sri Lankan Conflict from the film maker's personal recollection. On the other hand, it provides a glimpse into the film's political aesthetics, camera work,
protagonists, audience, and the conceptualization of the power of documentary film to open our collective imagination and create empathy.
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