Category Archives: Media Coverage

BBC World Service Report on forthcoming film ‘A Prayer For Rain’ and 30th anniversary of disaster.

The much anticipated film, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain is due to be released in the US this week. Inspired by the world’s worst industrial disaster which took place on December 2nd, 1984 when a pesticide leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, Central India killed more than 10,000 people in a few hours. On Sunday the BBC […]

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Milwaukee Student’s Documentary on Bhopal Screens at Film Festival

‘Assist Bhopal’, a short documentary by 16 year-old Milwaukee student Megan Dogra, was shown at the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival on Sunday the 28th at the Oriental Theater. ‘This documentary is a window for the world to see the ongoing disaster in Bhopal’  describes Megan, who was inspired to make this film after visiting the Chingari rehabilitation Center […]

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The BMA mixes with the stars at ‘Bhopal A Prayer For Rain’ screening in New York.

Representatives and campaigners from the Bhopal Medical Appeal were invited to attend a special screening of Ravi Kumar’s Bhopal A Prayer For Rain at the prestigious Plaza Hotel in New York on September the 18th. The film directed by Ravi Kumar  stars Martin Sheen, Kal Penn, Mischa Barton, Tannishtha Chatterji, Fagun Thakar and Rajpal Yadav. Billed as […]

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An Ocean of Possibilities

Noorderlicht 2014 focuses on restless spirits. In a contemporary parallel to the vision of the Frisian author Jan Slauerhoff, the main exhibition looks at people around the world who want to think ‘outside the box’ and who, dissatisfied with the status quo, set out in search of alternatives. This year’s exhibition features Alex Masis’ outstanding […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.