Kashmir: Valley of Despair

44 min., 1998

This film by Marion Mayer-Hohdahl travels to the Kashmir valley at the foot of the Himalayas to investigate the history of Kashmir, along with the political, religious and ethnic roots of the continuing conflict there. Resentment of the occupying Indian forces, problems caused by the radicalization of Islam among Kashmiri rebels and the impact of the nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan are discussed.