Conference Speaker for the Gandhi-King Global Initiative (GKGI) Conference: The Uplift of All: Gandhi, King, and the Global Struggle for Freedom and Justice; October 11-13, 2019
Dr. Kamala Parel-Nuttall is a writer, educator, and filmmaker fascinated by the life stories of ordinary people. Pairing a doctorate in Religious Studies (University of Cambridge, UK) with hands on training in documentary filmmaking (Maine Media College, USA), Kamala seeks visually compelling ways to bring those stories to life. Kamala taught at the University level, conducted research, and published articles in her area of expertise for 15 years before focusing her energies solely on documentary film projects. Through her production company Floating Lotus Films, Ltd. Kamala has produced and directed films for nonprofit and for profit organizations, and has written and directed several short documentaries.