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Little Revolution

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Little Revolution – A story of Suicides and Dreams
Director: Harpreet Kaur
Running time – 49 mins
Punjabi/English/Hindi

A Little Revolution – A Story of Suicides and Dreams, follows the remarkable journey of filmmaker Harpreet Kaur, who travels from the rural villages for Punjab to the capital of India with children of farmers, who’ve committed suicide. She confronts the government’s highest officials with the hope that they will understand the effects of their polices and avail the opportunity to help these children.
Vast area of rural India are currently facing a crisis that few outside of the subcontinent are aware is even occurring. Yet, whether or not the world watches, the crisis deepens. At the center of this emergency are the thousands of Indian peasant farmers who have taken their own lives. Like many other crises currently facing the world at this moment there is no one single, complete answer to the farmer suicides in India. However, the general consensus is that a farmer takes his own life due to high interest loans, taken to fulfill India’s pro-industrial farming policies, and ecological damage.

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