Mayana Kurippugal (Notes from the Crematorium)

A surprisingly uplifting look at the Madurai Central Crematorium, Mayana Kurippugal follows Dalit workers tasked with performing the final rites for those who are unable to afford a funeral. Some may see this as a thankless task, but the workers keenly understand the importance and uniqueness of their day-to-day responsibilities.

Amudhan RP is part of Marupakkam (the Otherside), a media-rights group based in Madurai that, among other things, produces issue-based documentaries, trains activists to produce videos, and dubs English documentaries into Tamil. The filmmaker’s previous work, Shit, has been widely used in campaigns against manual scavenging.
Country
India
Year
2005
Length
25'
Original Language
Tamil
Directed By
Amudhan RP
Produced by
Amudhan RP
Edited by
Amudhan RP, Madhavan P
Sound
Amudhan RP
Script
Amudhan RP
Camera
Amudhan RP
Contact Info
c 5/2 KK Nagar

Madurai 625020

INDIA

Email: amudhanrp@rediffmail.com
 

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