TOKYO-2018 Editorial / Moving Images

Politics Protest Poetry

The Documentary explores the role of music in a socio-political context. It gives an overview of the history of Dalit Movement and contextualizes events that laid the foundation of protest music. It also outlines other artists who have their roots either in movements like the Labor Union Movement or artist who belong to a different genre of music like Hip-Hop. Cultural activism is a blend of artistic expression and activism grounded in the need to direct social, political, or economic reform with the desire to make improvements in society.