A Light Burns

Posted on February 5, 2010. Filed under: My Films | Tags: , , , , , , |

More than half of Indias 138 million rural households are beyond the reach of grid electricity. Deep within the coal belt of India, in a remote village in Jharkhand torn by naxal violence, two enterprising youngsters struggle to generate electricity for their village using the oil of an indigenous plant. A light burns, follows the ups and downs of a community determined to improve their lives. Armed with the knowledge of how to manufacture bio diesel from locally grown oil seeds and barely any other resourcesthey set out on their quest.

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