This short film follows the inhabitants of a small village in North-Eastern India whose livelihood depends on coal theft from a vast open-pit mine. From dawn to dusk, children and adults alike rummage for the black gold whilst the local mafia consolidate their arsenal to fight off police raids.
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Born in Paris in 1995, Thibault Lukacs is a photographer and movie maker who studied anthropology. He undertakes his projects on his own, almost always living within the communities that he meets, who accept him and allow him to photograph them in their everyday life. From India to the USA, from Haiti to Burma / Myanmar, his work is simultaneously intimate and raw in his representation of humanity.