Category: Diversity in the Netherlands

Taal Tale

When it comes to speaking a ‘non- native’ tongue, I’ll choose imperfection over shutting up. I’m opportunistic and love to talk. This sort of attitude makes some people in the Netherlands see me as an outsider. Unfortunately for them, I see myself as an Amsterdammer, despite my ‘sub standard’ Dutch, and I plan to live inside the Netherlands for the time being.

By nandini 4th October 2010 0

Voices from the Fringe – Lecture at Rietveld

12th November 16.00 hours ‘Studium Generale’ Transdisciplinary Lecture Programme/ Gerrit Rietveld Academie www.studiumgenerale.rietveldacademie.nl This lecture presentation will look at three individuals who are at the very bottom of the social and economic hierarchy in South India through excerpts from documentary films. Each has a voice with which to speak out. With all three individuals, this…

By nandini 25th September 2008 0

Voices from the Fringe – Documentary Film Festival-14th to 23rd Nov. 2008

  Nandini Bedi, Festival Director The idea is to focus on Indian documentary films from the geographical, economic, cultural, religious and political fringes of a society that has global economic and political aspirations. These voices are as varied as they are fresh and articulate. They are counterpoints to the more visible and audible side of…

By nandini 25th September 2008 0