Final Solution

Directed by Rakesh Sharma
India 2004 149 mins

Final Solution is a study of the politics of hate. Set in Gujarat during the period of Feb/March 2002 – July 2003, the film graphically documents the changing face of right-wing politics in Indian through a study of genocidal violence against Moslems. It specifically examines political tendencies reminiscent of the Nazi Germany of early/mid-1930s. Final Solution is anti-hate/violence as “those who forget history are condemned to relive it”. Final Solution has won the Wolfgang Staudte award & Special Jury Award (Netpac), Berlinale (2004) Silver Dhow, Zanzibar International film festival (2004), Best Documentary, Big MiniDV 2004 (USA), among others.

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