Fireflies in the Abyss
Director: Chandrasekhar Reddy
The ‘rat-hole’ mines in the Jaintia Hills of NorthEast India, are hostile pits where men and boys risk their lives everyday to scratch coal out of hard rock. The film follows a young 11 year old miner to reveal the brutal choices he is faced with everyday.
Busan International Film Festival 2015 – Documentary Competition
Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2015
Supported by: IDFA Bertha Fund / CBA Worldview / Britdoc Foundation / Foundation Alter-cine