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INDRA London, United Kingdom 1965 Our ship was like a floating luxury village. I shared a berth with the three other single Tamil women on the boat, who like me, were heading to the UK to study nursing. Before we awoke, a newsletter would be pushed under our door, which detailed the news and events […]

Food is their life and a language they are at ease with. So what better way to tell their story than through food? So much more than just a cookbook, HANDMADE tells the stories of 34 women of Sri Lanka, in the time of war, before and after, through food. With beautifully transcribed stories and […]

The stunning Palme d’Or winning film DHEEPAN will be releasing in UK cinemas on 8th April 2016. From Jacques Audiard and Thomas Bidegain; the director and screenwriter team behind outstanding BAFTA winners Un Prophet and Rust & Bone, DHEEPAN is a topical, brutal and powerful portrayal of three ‪#‎Tamil‬ immigrants who illegally enter France in […]

This poem by london based writer and poet Indrani Balaratnam sums up the emotions felt by many in the Tamil diaspora upon being able to view their villages & homes for the very first time after three decades of conflict. Thanks to the introduction of Google Street View in Sri Lanka, accessing streets in the […]

View the trailer for the highly anticipated Madras Café.