The Women in Blue Berets by Farida Pacha

Liberia, a nation scarred by years of brutal civil war, stands at a critical moment in its history as it heads for its second democratic election in October 2011. Assisting the UN peacekeeping operations is a special unit from India – an all-women police contingent. The first such unit of its kind. Will the Indian policewomen succeed in their mission to keep the peace in Liberia?

Tehran, Iran
Mumbai, India

Farida Pacha has an MFA in filmmaking from Southern Illinois University, USA. She has made several experimental, educational and documentary films. Her documentary for PSBT, The Seedkeepers, won the National Film Award.

  • Cinematographer: Lutz Konermann
  • Sound Recordist: Gunjan A Sah
  • Editor: Bhakti Mayaloo
  • Music Composers: Marcel Vaid, Vinayak Pol, Denzil Mathias
  • Narrator: Shoba Ghosh
  • Project Partner: External Publicity and Public Diplomacy Division

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