Peace activist Ela Gandhi, granddaughter of the great Mahatma Gandhi lives and works in Durban. This film gives an unique insight into her private life. The filmmakers were allowed to film and follow Ela in her home with her family, at work and how she advocates Gandhi’s teachings of passive resistance and Satyagraha.
Mahatma Gandhi House, Phoenix Settlement, Durban, South Africa. The house where Ela grew up with her grandfather.
Low budget 2 part documentary for Dutch Television (OHM) , 2011
Director, camera & sound – Saskia Vredeveld
Research – Henna Renfurm