A Spark in Him

A Spark in Him. © GCVA
28 minutes / Colour / 2008
Directed by
Claudia Engels


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