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How We Celebrate Freedom


Directed by Sanjay Kak
India, 2007


It’s 15th August, India’s Independence day, and the Indian flag ritually goes up at Lal Chowk in the heart of Srinagar, Kashmir. The normally bustling square is eerily empty – a handful of soldiers on parade, some more guarding them, and except for the attendant media crews, no Kashmiris.

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How We Celebrate Freedom Directed by Sanjay Kak