COAL INDIA is a cinematic essay on physical labour and its cyclical movements. It portrays people who work under pre-industrial conditions in the coalfields near Dhanbad, India. The film shows heaviest physical labour that is increasingly invisible in our technologized 21st century.

Director: Felix Röben & Ajay Koli

Camera: Ajay Koli

Edit: Felix Röben

Sound: Felix Röben

Producer: Felix Röben for HS-OWL

World Premiere - IDFA 2015 / French Premiere - FIFE 2016 / German Premiere - GIEFF 2016 / Italian Premiere - Cinemambiente 2016 / Polish Premiere - Sopot Film Festival 2016 / Brasilian Premiere - FICA 2016 / Canadian Premiere - Planet in Focus 2016 / Iranian Premiere - Cinema Verite 2016


Coal India 45 min
Kusunda Area, Jharkhand, India

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