“The Human Boundaries” (2012) is an award winning critically acclaimed English documentary of 35 minute duration on the life of the Hindu refugees from Pakistan. A group of 151 Pakistani Hindus reached India on September, 2011 with a one month tourist visa. They came to take refugee from the various religious persecutions they had to face in Pakistan. The group which has a majority of children and women were sheltered in a camp on the outskirts of New Delhi. After their visa expired, they face deportation. This documentary traces the difficulties they had to face in Pakistan, their life inside the camp and their hopes for tomorrow. The film was
shot in a highly restricted and sensitive environment inside the refugee camp in a short span of 3 days with the use of minimal filming equipment. The film which has been certified with a "U/V" certificate by the censor board.
- The film went on a national film tour across the United States of America, with screenings in as many as 12 different cities of USA. During this tour, the film made its presence in the US Capitol, UN Headquarters, Offices of Senators and Congressmen, Office of USCIRF and Human Rights Commission, US State Department, Universities, Media, Public Libraries, Community Centers etc. The film also made headlines during its American Tour, with newspaper like Houston Chronicle and Indo - American News featuring the film.
- Screenings across 14 major cities of Europe in December 2012.
- Screenings in more than 15 major cities across India after its premiere screening in Delhi University.
- Screened at the International Human Rights Conference in New Delhi in 2012.
CAST & CREW
- Direction, Script & Narration - Rahul Riji Nair
- Camera, Posters & Graphics - Baiju V Nath
- Associate Directors - Renjit Shekar & Sujith Warrier
- Background Music - Sangeeth Koippadu
- Editing - S G Anoop