Candles in the Wind by Kavita Bahl and Nandan Saxena

Women of rural Punjab have long forgotten to sing the songs of harvest in the midst of escalating farm suicides. The Film witnesses the march of widows of the 'Green Revolution' in Punjab as they re-negotiate the rules of engagement and the politics of domination, in their bid to survive.

National Film Awards, India (Award)
Kathmandu, Nepal (Award)
Thrissur, India (Award)
Thiruvananthapuram, India (Award)
New Delhi, India (Award)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Istanbul, Turkey
Seattle, USA
Brussels, Belgium
Trento, Italy
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nis, Serbia
Ladakh; New Delhi; Chennai; Goa; Kolkata; Kochi; Mumbai; Nainital; India

Kavita Bahl and Nandan Saxena are award-winning independent filmmakers and media-trainers. Quitting journalism to tell stories through film, they set up Top Quark Films in 1997, and have since made a number of films exploring ecology, livelihoods, development and human rights, winning three National Film Awards, among others.

  • Cinematograpgher: Sumon Roy Mahapatra
  • Sound Recordist: Saikat Singha
  • Editor: Navnita Sen
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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