The Road To Independence

The Road To Independence

The Road To Independence

Having attended the Adventure Travel Film Festival in 2016, Olie Hunter Smart set off to walk the length of India, a 4,500km journey with the aim of uncovering untold stories of Independence and Partition. Olie’s route saw him encounter high altitude, extreme heat, and monsoon rains as he walked through the rural heartland of the country, following in Gandhi’s footsteps as he hunted out real accounts of that period of history from those that experienced it first hand.

Having never made a film before, this film is the culmination of almost two years hard work, self-filming, writing, editing and producing, with the invaluable support and music by Austin Vince. It is a great honour to have been selected to be premiered at the Adventure Travel Film Festival – London 2018 and I hope you enjoy the result.

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Olie Hunter Smart




57 mins


film, film, London 2018, Scotland 2018


India, walking