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Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie Gandhi This module has been designed to accompany the film Gandhi (1982). Gandhi is based on real characters and events that took place between 1893 and 1948. Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian lawyer who first organized non-violent protests while he was living in South Africa. In 1915, Gandhi returned to India. For the next 30 years, he led the people of India in a non-violent civil disobedience campaign to fight for India’s independence from the British. Gandhi also struggled for women’s rights and for Hindu-Muslim unity. Gandhi is the story of these struggles. The module consists of teacher’s notes and two handouts that you can copy and give to your students. If you don’t have access to a copier, you can write these on the board. You might like to do many of these activities in students’ first language. It is important that they understand the ideas behind the story, and this is easier in their own language. Teacher’s Notes 1. Before Y...