Date(s) - 04/03/2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Goa Central library
The Untold Stories of Indian soldiers in Europe during WW1..
Don’t miss to watch the screening of ‘Farewell My Indian Soldier’ by Vijay Singh on March 4th at the Central Library at 7 pm, in english
The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker Vijay Singh
Presented to you by Alliance Française de Panjim with the support of Directorate of Art and culture, French Embassy and Air France.
Entry free and open to all!
Farewell My Indian Soldier is the first ever film to be dedicated to the 140,000 Indian soldiers and civilian workers who defended France against invasion. Co-produced by Silhouette Films and Rajya Sabha Television, and supported by the Embassy of France in India, this Indo-French film uses rare archive, historical testimonies, 100-year old Indian war songs and 600 insightful letters written home by soldiers to tell the fascinating story of Indian soldiers of whom 10,000 were never to return to their motherland.