Seeds of Dissent by Pankaj Rishi Kumar

A road movie that traces the voices of farmers along the way, from Kanyakumari to Delhi. The winds are against them... against the people who have been feeding India.

Madurai, India (Award)
Mumbai; Delhi; Puri; India

Pankaj Rishi Kumar graduated from the Film and Television Institute of India with a specialisation in Film Editing. After editing numerous documentaries and TV serials, he made his first film Kumar Talkies. Subsequently, he has become a one-man crew, producing, directing, shooting and editing his own films, which have screened at film festivals the world over. Pankaj has won grants from Hubert Bals, IFA, Jan Vrijman, AND (Korea), Banff, Majlis, Sarai and An alumnus of the Asian Film Academy (Pusan) and Berlin Talents, Pankaj also curates and teaches.

  • Cinematographer and Editor: Pankaj Rishi Kumar
  • Location Sound Recordists: Arvind Kumar, Pankaj Rishi Kumar, Tangella Madhavi
  • Sound Designers: Pankaj Rishi Kumar, Pritam Das
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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