The Indian government has done all kinds of things in the name of modernisation. To get food rations and social grants, for instance, Indians have to submit to a state of the art biometric scanning system. When farmworkers fingertips are rubbed away through manual labour, they render themselves unidentifiable to machines, and are denied benefits. Witness, progress.Continue reading “#ResignModi”
How do you change someone’s mind about the most important thing in the world?
About a decade ago, I started working on a film project called Generation Food, with an amazing group of activists and film makers. Today, I’m very pleased to share the first fruits of that project: The Ants & The Grasshopper. It’s premiering at the Mountainfilm festival later this month, with more opportunities to see it coming later this year. But for now, here’s the trailer.Continue reading “How do you change someone’s mind about the most important thing in the world?”
Food Injustice: As American as Apple Pie
The good people at The Guardian just published this piece. Do check out the others by the excellent Nina Lakhani.Continue reading “Food Injustice: As American as Apple Pie”