Kashi Labh

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43 minutes / Colour / 2018
Directed by
Rajat Nayyar

Country of production India Estonia

This film explores the aesthetics of dying, family as a unit of care, and taking the last vital breath in Kashi, India’s sacred city.

With Kashi Labh, Nayyar reflects upon his work with families who make a pilgrimage to Kashi. It uses audiovisual ethnography as a shared ontological approach to researching and understanding the imaginative lifeworlds family members as they await and confront the death of a parent.

In the 2019 RAI Film Fest

Language and subtitles Hindi English

Location(s) depicted Varanasi

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