Living above Hippopotamus Street
By Our Faculty
Explores religious life and sensibilities in a group of interconnected working class neighborhoods. Members of Dalit groups, higher caste Hindus, and Muslims living in a Hindu area all comment on issues of identity, community, belief, and practice. Particularly engaging are some conversations with two young Muslim performers who act in traditional Hindu religious dramas. The DVD includes supplementary material giving some background to the video. 35 minutes.
To purchase a DVD, or the set of 3 DVDs, write to the South Asia Program. The price is $10 per DVD or $25 for the set of three.
Publication Year: 2015