SOAS University of London

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Robert Gardner, Forest of Bliss, 1986 (90 mins).


Date: 14 November 2018Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 14 November 2018Time: 3:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Film Screening

This is a film about life and death along the Ganges River in Benares, India's most holy city for Hindus. The film unfolds from one sunrise to the next without commentary, subtitles or dialogue. It is an attempt to give the viewer a sense of participation and experience of a day along the river.