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Last Modified: 11 Apr 2010 12:56 GMT

A selection of the best Witness films from Central/South Asia can be watched here in full.


Hair India
Witness looks at the cult of beauty in the era of globalisation.
 

Sari Stories
A unique film made by, with and about four women in rural Southern India.


Brothers in Work
A look at the dangerous work performed by ship-scrappers in Pakistan.
 

Schoolgirl's Odyssey
One Pakistani man and his talented daughter fight to educate girls in the Swat Valley.


Bullets to Ballots 2
A look at four Nepali freedom fighters whose lives changed when they became politicians.
 

Supermen of Malegaon
The enchanting story of the filming of a spoof Superman movie by Indian first-time filmmakers.


Pakistan's War
Two films from the frontline of Pakistan's 'war on terror'.
 

Across the Border
An account of Rageh Omaar's journey to Peshawar in northern Pakistan.


The Red Mosque
An exclusive interview with mosque leader Rashid Ghazi before his death.
 

Power Play in Pakistan
Witness follows the twists and turns of recent events in the country.



Qadir - Afghan Ulysses
An Afghan refugee returns to his country to search for his family.
 

Looking Good
The 'burqa' is a common sight in Afghanistan - but there is a lot behind the veil.


The Alphabet Book
Can the small Kalash tribe in Afghanistan survive after the introduction of an alphabet?
 

Return to the Sea
While their ships rot in a desert, sailors reminisce and rejoice about the sea's return.


Blind Cricket
Pawan Ghimire recruits blind sportsmen and women to his touring team in Nepal.
 

Bullets to Ballots
Nepal is the rooftop of the world but its recent politics have been anything but lofty.


Meltdown Nepal
One man details the devastating effects of global warming on his village.
 

Kidnapped Brides
The revival of a tradition with ancient ties that conflicts with modern human rights.

 

Passport from Polio
Looking at the world's largest public health initiative in India.
 

Gulabi Gang
The Gulabi Gang fights injustice against women and lower castes in rural India.


Banking on the Future
Thirteen-year-old Ajay manages a bank that helps India's street children.
 

Ending the Violence
Beauty Ara takes a personal stand against domestic abuse in India.


Super 30
How free schooling helps the best brains in India's poorest state emerge from poverty.
 

Travelling Cinema
One of the world's smallest cinemas is pulled in a hand-cart through the streets of India.


An Unsuitable Boy
Can 33-year-old Rajesh find love online? His parents hope so - but he is not so sure.
 

Policemen of Bihar
A travelling police choir in India's poorest state raise rail safety awareness.

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