road-to-sangamFinding Gandhi (aka Road to Sangam)
February 8, 2013

Pathways to Peace Film Series
A God-fearing, devout Muslim mechanic begins a journey of Gandhian values and principles.


6:30 p.m.

Hill University Center Alumni Auditorium

(Amit Rai, 2009, 135 min) Winner of 19 International Film Awards
A simple story of a God-fearing, devout Muslim mechanic named Hasmat Ullah who has been entrusted the job of repairing an old V8 ford engine, not knowing the historic significance that it once carried the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi which were immersed in the holy river Sangam. He is caught in a complex situation after a powerful bomb explosion rocks his town leading to the arrest of innocent Muslim youths of his locality. A strike to work is called by the prominent Leaders of his community to protest against the unjust treatment meted out to those arrested youths by the police. Will he support the protest and abandon the repair of the engine or go against the wishes of his community. Thus begins his journey, a journey of Gandhian values and principles. A journey of patriotism.