Candles In The Wind - by Kavita Bahl and Nandan Saxena

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Duration/ Language
00:52:00 (hh:mm) ,  English
Trailer/ Excerpt Link
Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s
Kavita and Nandan are National Award-winning independent filmmakers. Their film Cotton for my Shroud, on the escalating suicides of cotton farmers in the Vidarbha region in Maharashtra, was awarded the National Award. Their oeuvre spans the domains of ecology, livelihoods, development and human rights.
Synopsis/ Description
Punjab - the food bowl of India - is in the news for policy induced non-remunerative agriculture and escalating farm suicides. Women of the region have long forgotten to sing the songs of harvest. The Film witnesses the march of widows of the 'Green Revolution' as they re-negotiate the rules of engagement and the politics of domination in their bid to survive
Significant Awards/ Screenings
  • National Film Award, India
  • Best Documentary, SiGNS Film Festival, Kerala
  • International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kerala
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, Athens
  • Ladakh International Film Festival
  • Documentarist Film Festival, Istanbul
  • Men and Boys for Gender Justice Film Festival, New Delhi
  • Seattle Film Festival
  • Chennai Film Festival
  • Dok Leipzig Lake Festival, Nainital
  • International Film Festival of India

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