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Oral History Interview with Leela Acharya

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DP016- Leela (Final Transcript).pdf
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Title

Oral History Interview with Leela Acharya

Subject

Feminism, Activism, Film, Desh Pardesh, oral history, Toronto, festival, arts programming, Mike Harris

Description

Acharya was an activist that was involved in the progressive feminist scene in Toronto prior to hearing about Desh Pardesh. She later went on to work in the programming committee for Desh Pardesh. In this interview, Acharya discusses how the programming committee selected items for the festival to be as inclusive as possible, while giving extra attention to especially marginalized voices. She also discusses the political climate of Desh and the Toronto area prior and post Harris government.

Creator

South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC)

Date

(unknown)

Contributor

Anna Malla
LGBTQ Oral History DIgital Collaboratory (Elspeth Brown, PI)

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Format

PDF, WAV

Language

English

Type

Sound, Text

Coverage

1990s Toronto

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Citation

South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC), “Oral History Interview with Leela Acharya ,” The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions, accessed April 26, 2019, http://digitalcollections.clga.ca/items/show/832.

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