Times of India
17 September 2010
With the 45-minute documentary, ‘Right to Life,’ he made, rights activist and lawyer Asim Sarode hopes to send out a strong message on use of law for social change.
The documentary has justice V R Krishna Iyer, justice Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari and former director general of Maharashtra Police, Bhaskarrao Misal encouraging viewers to use the laws to bring about social change. They also talk about accountable and transparent governance in the justice delivery mechanism.
‘Right to Life’ visits the dark lanes where sex workers, victims of domestic violence, crime and people living with HIV share their stories.
Produced by Sahyog Trust, the documentary is in Marathi with English subtitles. Sarode hopes to screen the film across the state and start a movement of sorts towards social change.
The inaugural screening of the documentary will be held in the presence of Supreme Court judge Justice Hemant Gokhale at the National Film Archive of India at 10.30 am on September 18.
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