A Spark in Him

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2008 / 28 minutes

Directed by
Claudia Engels
Anthropologist
Country of production
United Kingdom
Series
Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

‘A Spark in Him’ is a film about the life story of Sajay Kumar, a young man without arms who lives in a home for disabled children in Kerala, India, and studies at the College of Fine Arts. By simultaneously showing the school life of the challenged children in Sajay’s present home, the cinematographic portrait visualizes Sajay’s exceptional position as a disabled person in Southern Indian society.

Region
South Asia
Country
India
Keywords
Health / Health care / Healing Children / Young people Education / Knowledge Transmission