Ela Gandhi

Dedicated to her grandfather Mahatma Gandhi’s life and philosophy.

Mahatma Gandhi House, Phoenix Settlement, Durban. The house where Ela grew up with her grandfather.

Peace activist Ela Gandhi, granddaughter of the great Mahatma Gandhi lives and works in Durban. This film gives an unique insight into her private life. The filmmakers were allowed to film and follow Ela in her home with her family, at work and how she advocates Gandhi’s teachings of passive resistance and Satyagraha.

Documentary, 25 min. 2002, English spoken, Dutch subtitles


A Saskia Vredeveld and Henna Renfurm production.