Untouchable Love (multimedia)

Untouchable Love

A Romeo & Juliette Story : Intercaste Marriage in Nepal

an excerpt from the multi-media documentary Untouchable Love by Meghan Vigeant

Nisha, a young high caste Nepali woman, elopes with her true love, Raj, an “untouchable” or dalit from a low caste. Her family is horrified and goes to extreme lengths to stop the union, from coercion, to abuse, and finally kidnapping. Despite her new “untouchable” status, Nisha finds a whole new level of freedom.

2012, multimedia, total running time of full piece: 20 min, Producer/Director

This video is an excerpt from a larger multimedia presentation with live elements.