No Easy Walk To Freedom

Documentary Canada/India 2014 English/Hindi with English Subtitles 1:32:10

The story of the struggle to strike down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Filmed in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Lucknow and rural India, No Easy Walk to Freedom is a moving examination of the struggle to decriminalize homosexuality in contemporary India. Told through the voices of lawyers, activists and community leaders, No Easy Walk to Freedom exposes human rights violations perpetrated under Section 377 and documents the growth of queer organizing in India in the context of this historic battle to overturn a colonial-era law.

Nancy Nicol (Professor Emeritus, York University) is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work examines human rights, social justice and struggles for social change. Nicol’s research, writing and creative projects include video art and documentary as well as scholarly publications covering LGBTIQ+ human rights and social movements in various countries including Canada, the US, India and Uganda.