The Lifelines film

Watch the Lifelines film

New teaching resources are now available to accompany Lifelines film on life in the Himalayas. The undergraduate/graduate teaching guide is organised around key themes, lists some of the questions that might be posed to students after watching the film, and suggests areas for further reading.

Also available are resources for secondary schools (both UK and USA), with lesson plans and visual discussion materials.

The Lifelines film was designed to help people understand contemporary life in a rural part of India. The film attend to many key questions in human geography including globalization, development, the state, politics, agrarian change, rural life, youth, work, affect, education, migration, and 'India' itself. Its length (15 minutes, and a 10 minute version is also available) makes it perfectly suited to showing at the beginning or end of a lecture, seminar, class, or tutorial.