In the 70th anniversary year of Partition and Indian Independence, explore the history of Britain’s South Asian population with our latest Britain on Film programme, weaving together archive footage from across the UK throughout the 20th century and touching on disparate communities originally from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
In South Asian Britain you will:
Showing life before and after British rule in South Asia, this compelling collection illustrates how the relationship between Britain and the region was made inextricable by Empire; its dissolution, and often painful legacy – and ultimately, how the South Asian diaspora in the United Kingdom has so gloriously and meaningfully enriched life in our country.
Available to book on DCP or DVD now.
To find out more about the films featured in this programme and to book, visit the ICO website.