"It is a small paragraph in our history textbook."
"No, it is not there anymore."
'Silence Please!' is an exploration of how caste is dealt in different schools of Mumbai city. Through interviews and personal accounts of the students, teachers and education experts, the film questions the politics behind caste being "history" and how it is made invisible in the urban space. By extension the film also look at the attitudes of students and teachers towards the subject of reservation and food choices.
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