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  1. "Kurrukkal, your blessing is very good"

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    Sri Nagulesawara Kurrukkal, the chief priest at the important Nagulesawaran temple at Keeramalai, talks about the impact of the war on the temple and the changes brought by the end of hostilities.…

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    • All the Muslim people, you must leave from Jaffna peninsula

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      Businessman Mohammed Yassin was expelled along with over five thousand other Muslim families from the Jaffna peninsula. He talks about the day that changed his life and his return to his hometown. http://iam.lk/​ i…

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      • ALTERNATIVE TRAILER: MYANMAR PORTRAITS OF DIVERSITY

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        A series of video portraits featuring individuals that represent Myanmar’s different religious communities and highlight the kinds of inter-faith connections and engagement that take place naturally…

      • Even with the so called terrorists, it's possible to fight back

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        Dr Sivarajah is an expert in community medicine and a lecturer at the University of Jaffna. He reflects on the last thirty years of living in Jaffna, throughout the war years, and how the challenges…

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        • Fortunately or unfortunately I was born into that family

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          Chairperson of the Galle Heritage Foundation, Parakrama Dahanayake recalls his earlier role as private secretary to his late uncle and former Prime Minister Wijeyananda Dahanayake and reflects on…

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          • From London to Jaffna for the first time

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            A Tamil family from London visit Jaffna during the famous Nallur festival. Part of the Longing and Belonging series looking at the diaspora returning to Sri Lanka. Produced by Kannan Arunasalam This…

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            • From the sound of a running engine you can tell if there is a problem or not

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              Upasena Thenuwara left Galle for Colombo in 1965 and apprenticed as a mechanic. After a few early obstacles he finally realised his goal of setting up his own garage. He talks about his specialist…

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              • I'm very blessed.

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                Helga de Silva talks about growing up in the family home that would eventually become the sumptuous “Helga’s Folly”. She reflects on why people are drawn to her ‘anti-hotel’,…

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                • I come from the 'Amunugama' lineage

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                  Dance teacher Rajapakse once toured the world with his students from the elite Trinity College in Kandy. He reflects on the impact of tourism on traditional dance and talks about his dancing heritage.…

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                  • I did feel rather sad, but I thought that was my destiny

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                    Mallika Talwatte reflects on courtship during the 1940s and why she decided to remain single. http://iam.lk/ is a narratives project exploring Sri Lanka's regional identity in sound and image.…

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                    • I felt a sense of belonging

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                      Harendranath Dunuwille's family boasts four generations of lawyers. He remembers the dangers of having political ambitions during the second JVP insurrection, how his profession has changed over…

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                      • If I cover my whole self, no one will know who I am!

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                        Sithy Muhsin was the only dressers of Muslim brides in Galle during the sixties. Also a teacher, she talks about her work styling Muslim brides over the years and her impressions of the advent of…

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