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Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Himself He Cooks

Valérie Berteau, Phillipe Witjes, 65 mins, 2011, India/Belgium

Date: 4 December 2013Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 4 December 2013Time: 3:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film

Series: Ethnographic Film Series

In the Golden Temple in Amritsar hundreds of volunteers prepare 100,000 free meals every day. The spontaneous choreography of many philanthropists’ hands reveals the essence and atmosphere of this fascinating place.

Followed by Q&A session with director.

Organiser: Organiser: Kimberly Chong (SOAS), Susanne Hammacher (Royal Anthropological Institute)

Contact email: kc27@soas.ac.uk