Mazar-e-shouda | Martyrs ‘ graveyard
Freedom’s terrible thirst, flooding Kashmir,
is bringing love to its tormented glass,
Stranger, who will inherit the last night of the past?
Of what shall I not sing, and sing?
Agha Shahid Ali, Kashmiri poet
Jashn-e-azadi – How We Celebrate Freedom, a documentary by Sanjay Kak exploring the struggle for Azadi, freedom, and the conflict in the Kashmir valley. In 2007, as India celebrates the 60th anniversary of it’s Independence, this provocative and disturbing film raises questions about freedom in Kashmir, and about the degrees of freedom in India.