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Ethnographic Film Series

Organised by the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Film Committee and SOAS Department of Anthropology and Sociology

4 December Wednesday 1 PM, Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS    

Himself He Cooks

Valérie Berteau, Phillipe Witjes, 65 mins, 2011, India/Belgium

In the Golden Temple in Amritsar hundreds of volunteers prepare 100,000 free meals every day. The spontaneous choreography of many philanthropists’ hands reveals the essence and atmosphere of this fascinating place.

Followed by Q&A session with director.

For further information on the film please contact: RAI Film Officer, Susanne Hammacher, film@therai.org.uk, or Kimberly Chong, SOAS Anthropology Department, kc27@soas.ac.uk

These are public events – all are welcome.