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Swapnabhumi/The Promised Land

From Worldcat: "The terms "urdu-speakers" and the more loaded "biharis" are used to refer to muslim people who originally emigrated from India to the newly created East Pakistan in 1947 and afterwards. Three decades later, during the struggle for independence in Bangladesh in 1971, this community became embroiled in conflict. Isolated as collaborators against Bangladeshi independence, this moment was a defining one for the urdu-speakers and has had a devastating legacy. This is a story about the 160,000 people from this community who live isolated in 116 "camps" or "settlements" in Bangladesh."

Tanvir Mokammel
Bengali, English Subtitles
Release Date: 
January, 2007