The 170min TV programme presents a short documentary about Gandhi’s birthplace Porbandar, interviews with close associates incl. Prabhudas Gandhi, Chaganlal Joshi and Abha Gandhi in whose arms Gandhi died as well as a German 100min version of the documentary MAHATMA by Vithalbhai Jhaveri (German adaption by Dr. Michael Blume). The title of the programme is “Die Wahrheit kann man nicht töten” (Truth can’t be killed), which is discussed by Hans Werner Conen (moderator), Dr. Michael Blume and Prof. Dr. Ronald Sequeira. The music group AUFWIND presents quotes by Mahatma Gandhi supported by Indo-Western music.
The programme was conceptualized and partly realized by Peter Rühe and produced in 1987 by the German/Austrian/Swiss channel 3SAT.