Coal India

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 heavy physical labour that is increasingly invisible in our technologized 21st century.

Year of Release

2015

Duration

44 minutes

Format

Digital APS-C, Color

Directors

官網導演 (3)

Ajay Koli

Felix Röben studied Film & Video Communication for one semester at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, Gujarat where he met Ajay Koli.
Later that year, both of them were found working together on a cinematic essay on physical work and its cyclical movements.

COAL INDIA portrays people who work under pre- industrial conditions in the coalfelds near Dhanbad, India.

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Felix Röben

Felix Röben studied Film & Video Communication for one semester at the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, Gujarat where he met Ajay Koli.
Later that year, both of them were found working together on a cinematic essay on physical work and its cyclical movements.
COAL INDIA portrays people who work under pre- industrial conditions in the coalfelds near Dhanbad, India.