Sent Away Boys by Harjant Gill

The Film weaves together testaments of individual ambitions and family biographies from Punjab, to chronicle the gradual transformation of the agrarian landscape and patriarchal traditions through ongoing transnational migration.

Delhi, India (Award)
Minneapolis; Seattle; New York; USA
Joensuu, Finland
Tehran, Iran

Dr Harjant Gill is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and visual anthropologist, whose work explores the intersections of gender, sexuality, religion, citizenship, transnationality and notions of belonging, with a particular focus on Indian and diasporic masculinities. His films have screened at film festivals, academic conferences and on television, including BBC, Doordarshan and PBS.

  • Cinematographers: Sonali Udaybabu, Pearl Sandhu
  • Editor: Harjant Gill
  • Graphics: Giles D'Souza
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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