Shri Prakash


Shri Prakash is an activist film maker working in Jharkhand in India. “I try to use audio visual medium as tool for social change”, he says. “I have Done many documentary films, got screening and recognitions national and international levels.” Prakash now entered in to fiction film making. His first fiction BAHA got one award abroad.

Shri Prakash é um cineasta ativista trabalhando em Jharkhand, na Índia. "Eu tento usar o meio audiovisual como ferramenta para a mudança social ", diz ele. "Eu tenho feito muitos documentários, exibidos e reconhecidos nacional e internacionalmente”. Prakash agora começa a fazer ficção. Sua primeira ficção é BAHA que ganhou um prêmio no exterior.

(Gere Dan) India, 2014, 48 min, French/English with English subtitle World premier in NewYork City Niger, Gabon, Congo and other African countries had been going through the experience of Uranium mining since decades. But now more and more Uranium mining companies are going to Africa more aggressively. Poverty, lack of governance and political instability has made this area as heaven for these mining companies. This film is trying to looking from inside of a tiny village 'Falea' in Mali where drilling for prospecting of uranium is going on, and same time also try to see the multiple dimensions of the uranium mining and vested interests of world powers in that same sub-Sahara region.  Both filmmakers are present (New York 2014).
India, 2009, 9 min, English Documentary Latin American Premiere Jadugoda is an area in the state of Bihar populated by Adivasi (tribal peoples of India). It first came into prominence when uranium deposits were discovered in the area, since Jadugoda is India's only underground uranium mine. The film documents the devastating effects of uranium mining by Uranium Corporation of India Limited in Jadugoda. For the last thirty years, the radioactive wastes have been just dumped into the rice fields of the Adivasis. The 10-minutes short documentary based on a recent study conducted by the Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (IDPD Patna chapter) in and around villages of Jadugoda uranium mine with help of JOAR( IDPD is Indian chapter of Germany / US -based...
(Buddha Weeps in Jadugoda) Indien, 1999, 55 min Jadugoda ist ein von Ureinwohnern besiedeltes Gebiet im Bezirk Bihar und Jadugoda ist Indiens Uranbergbaugebiet. „Buddha weint in Jadugoda“ ist eine schockierende Anklage gegen den rücksichtslosen Uranbergbau der  Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL). Genetische Schäden, Krebs: Medizinische Berichte zeigen, die verheerenden Auswirkungen der radioaktiven Verseuchung auf das Leben Ureinwohner. Ein bedrueckender, eindrucksvoller Film, ein "muss" fuer jeden, der ueber Atomkraft und Uranbergbau mitreden will.