Bridging Worlds: Indian Diaspora in Singapore & Malaysia
The first in the series of films looking at the history and future of the Indian diaspora in Singapore and Malaysia.
Client: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) & Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA), Govt of India
Direction/Camera: Anirban Dutta Gupta
Format: HD PAL (Sony EX3)
Duration: 45 Minutes
Part of series called 'The Bridging Worlds', this film explores the life, history and culture of the Indian Diaspora in South East Asia, specifically Malaysia and Singapore. It looks at the ancient trade links between India and Asia leading to the spread of Hinduism and Buddhism, followed by the arrival of indentured labourers and the present day position as a successful community.