Waiting for Mamu

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Imagine, at five years old, you are sentenced to prison for 13 years. You have no access to your family or friends, to an education, to the outside world or to society. In some places, if a parent is sentenced to prison and they lack a guardian for their child, the child is imprisoned with the parent. Many of these children go to prison at a young age and are released to the world at age 18, with no life skills or support system, knowing nothing of the world but what they experienced in a jail cell. A documentary short film, Waiting for Mamu, will share the story of ...

  • DirectorFrancois Caillaud,Dan Chen
  • Runtime: 40 min
  • StudioDoc Club
  • QualityHD

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Four-year old Mohd Talha everyday nudges his maternal uncle Zahid Nagauri to take him to the Bhopal Central Jail, where he believes his father is lodged. Talha is the son of Abdul Majid, a suspected activist of the banned Students Islamic Movement of ...

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