Al Jazeera English - Witness: Salvation House

Al Jazeera English - Witness: Salvation House

This Al Jazeera English Witness episode looks at the life of a Varanasi guesthouse, in a city where elderly Hindu faithful come to die.

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Al Jazeera English - Witness: Salvation House
Category: Documentaries
Regions: Asia


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In this episode of Witness, Varanasi guesthouse manager Bhairav Nath Shukla has an unusual rule: if you don't die within two weeks of checking in, he will ask you politely to leave.



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Rageh Omaar presents Witness, a half-hour daily documentary series which features short, specially commissioned or acquired films gathered from independent filmmakers.
Each documentary reveals the unknown lives of ordinary people, following their lives, telling their stories and portraying the challenges that confront them. Our witnesses are people in a situation or those who have observed them first hand.
The films cover conflict, belief, the past and the future and as well as bringing new stories to light they showcase the talents of a new breed of multi-skilled, frontline journalist. In the studio, Rageh will further explore the issues raised in the films, with expert guests on the subject matter and the filmmakers themselves.


Al Jazeera English - Witness: Salvation House
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