Kis ki Raksha ? (In Whose Defence?)

raksha

Year: 1994
Language: Hindi with English subtitles
Run-time: 52 minutes

The film captures the raw spirit and brazen determination of the tribals
from 245 villages across Jharkhand, who were opposing the government’s
plans to extend an army firing range in the forest area of Netrahat that
they had occupied for centuries. The people’s movement forced the army to
retract its plans.

Screened at:

  • International Video Film Festival, Thiruvananthapuram, 1994
  • Video Film Festival, Buenos Aires, 1995*
  • Prakriti Film Festival, UGC-CEC 1997