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Small videos, running for less than ten minutes to disseminate urgent and burning issues to its audience.

Rohingya refugees in India: A quest for survival and justice
Rohingya Muslims have faced decades of discrimination and repression in their own country - Myanmar, as well as other countries where they sought refuge. In this video, we attempt to shed light on their heartbreaking journey, their current status in Myanmar and India, and the recent uproar over Unio…
Tracing the History of Jamia Millia Islamia through Bi-Amma
Often, Jamia Millia Islamia and their national struggle for independence of India are said in the same breath. The names of the University’s founding fathers are printed in the books of history. But in this entire story, a protagonist is kept in the shadows. This protagonist is a leader,
A Visual History of Hajj–Retracing the Pilgrimage
In the holy month of Dhul al-Hijjah, Muslims across the globe perform Hajj, an annual pilgrimage mandated for the financially well-off individuals of the Muslim community. In this video, we animate parallel to its story, rituals, and traditions and wrap up at the festival of Id-ul-Azha.
Exploring the history of dates through the lanes of Chandni Chowk
The lanes of Chandni Chowk light up in the month of Ramadan. In this capital city of India, Chandi Chowk houses the architectural grandeur and historically exalted site of the Jama Masjid. In this video, we took our cameras to the streets of Old Delhi, once Shahjahanabad, and our pens