DWANDHA (Duel) is a documentary film about two prominent and influential leaders of two rebel movements and insurrections in Sri Lanka from the South and North, their life trajectories, particularly the childhood memories and recollections that defined their destinies and that of many young followers and the country as a whole over six decades. Now in their late seventies, having survived to tell the tale, they recollect the history they created and failed to create.
The Director of the film is Dr Udan Fernando obtained his PhD from the University of Amsterdam, in International Development Cooperation. So far, Udan has directed eight documentaries and a short feature film. Udan is currently based in Singapore, working as a Consultant with the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Michigan, in one its projects with Universities in Cambodia, Thailand, India, Pakistan and Timor Leste. Udan is also the Head, Colombo Charter, Asian Civil Society Research Network (hosted by the Asia Centre, University of Melbourne).