Heartsnatcher # 1
(November 30, 2013)
“Interview with film director Pankaj Purohit“
This interview was made after the screening of Pankaj Purohit’s “Belly of the Tantra” at Cine-Rebis (The London & Porto Underground Film Festivals), which took place at Maus Hábitos (Porto – Portugal).
“Belly of the Tantra” – A mystical journey, sometimes darkness tells a story too. A journey towards the Left Hand Path of God.
Documentary exploring an ancient and eccentric sect of Hinduism, the Aghori, whose sacred rituals include the eating of human flesh. The film delves into the radical beliefs and extreme rituals of Tantra that religion can incite. By exploring an ancient and eccentric sect of Hinduism along the river Ganges and throughout India which has sparked much controversy and significant taboo, “Belly of the Tantra” challenges our notions of faith and the limits to which one can go.
Watch the interview HERE.