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Movie Gandhi The movie Gandhi was about the impact Mahatma Gandhi made on India in gaining its independence from Britain and how the Hindus and Muslims utilized non-violent protests to achieve this goal This film reflects imperialism in the sense that what went on in the video clearly supported the exact definition of the word imperialism Imperialism is the policy of extending the rule or influence of a country over another country Indeed this was the case in India during the time of Gandhi this was what he was fighting against Gandhi was an Indian lawyer educated in the United Kingdom He was on his way to South Africa to be legal advisor to a firm down there Upon arrival he was treated in such a manner that is unthinkable to present day people but was a reality for thousands of Indian immigrants to South Africa at that time He decided he would join in the struggle for basic rights for his fellow Indians Gandhis efforts towards a better way of life had begun in South Africa and after he moved back to India there too became a colony directly effected by imperialism Of course the presiding country over these colonies Britain was also effected by imperialism more so the reactions colonists had to it Britain tried to exert control over South African immigrant Indians They were made to carry around some form of passport-like identification which allowed them to be in that country After Gandhi made a movement in South Africa where he burned his passport and others did the same the British government decided they would no longer require the immigrants to use passports Instead they had to be fingerprinted like criminals Gandhi said This too upset the Indians and they rebelled against it Too many new and similarly unjust laws were
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