ANNUAL SIKH FILM FESTIVAL 2006:
STRINGING PEARLS IN THE VALLEY OF DIVINE PEACE
This documentary traces the history of those extraordinary humans - Sant Attar Singh and Sant Teja Singh, who dreamt about a unique institution where modern contemporary education could be combined with Gurmat studies and be imparted to future generations of Sikhs and non-Sikhs.
Akal Academy at Baru Sahib, 65km from Solan in Himachal Pradesh was then founded. The unique vision was crried forward by Baba Iqbal Singh, present head of the Kalgidhar Trust who run Akal Academy.
This documentary traces the growth of this special generation along with the growth of the institution and portrays it as a role model for kids world over.
Short listed for Golden Gate Film Festival, California.
Producer: Reema Anand
Running Time: 37 minutes