Pedalling to Freedom by Vijay S. Jodha

The Film revisits a unique initiative in Pudukkottai, one of India’s poorest districts, where mobility of women was seen as an important tool for empowerment and promoting literacy. An unusual story which shows how a humble object like the bicycle can change lives dramatically.

Leicester, England
Stuttgart, Germany
Madurai; Ahmedabad; Karimnagar; India

A filmmaking graduate from New York University, Vijay Jodha is a writer, photographer and filmmaker. His art projects have been showcased in galleries worldwide. Vijay has worked with renowned directors Ang Lee and Mira Nair. His films have been shown in over 200 countries and major broadcasting channels like CNN and BBC, amongst others.

  • Cinematographer: Sanjay Agrawal
  • Sound Recordist: R. Elangovan
  • Editor: Vijay S. Jodha
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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