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Colonization as Infrastructure for Racism

by Rolin Moe

This short clip is used to depict the way that colonization set up a horrific system of control. The form of racism shown in the scene focuses on how racism is embedded in economic practices. This short clip is shown as an introduction to our literary unit on writers from India.

Lagaan - Racism as Economic Practice

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

from Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
Creator: Ashutosh Gowariker
Distributor: Aamir Khan Productions
Posted by Rolin Moe