Homage to Prabhudasbhai Gandhi - This production gives an audio visual impression of one of Mahatma Gandhi's closest co-workers, his grand nephew Mr. Prabhudas Gandhi, who grew up in Gandhi's Phoenix Settlement in South Africa in the beginning of the 20th Century. He lateron lived and worked with Gandhi in his Sabarmati Ashram nr. Ahmedabad and Sevagram Ashram nr. Wardha.
Shot list: Prabhudas Gandhi (PG) comes out of the main building of Kasturba Ashram nr. Rajkot/Gujarat, India, in 1988. Music: Vaishnava Janato. Stills of Prabhudasbhai's life; showing him with Mahatma Ghandi, family and friends, incl. Peter Ruhe, Rajiv and Sonia Gandhi, visiting the Taj Mahal and the Gandhi Sangrahalaya at New Delhi; talk with Peter Ruheduring the drawing competititon Mahatma Gandhi - As I see him at Rajkot 1993, about the relevance of Gandhi's teachings for us today, especially the young generation; Prabhudas Gandhi spinning on an amber charkha (metal spinning-wheel) and reciting the Bhagavad Gita, 1988. PG: "Bapu's grandfather and my grandfather's grandfather is the same person"; upon PR's question PG describes how life and atmosphere was at Phoenix settlement; PG: "In his book H... read more