A Rifle and a Bag

    • Arya Rothe
    • India, Romania
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund


    After years of fighting in the Naxalite guerrilla for the rights of the Indian tribes, Somi and her husband, handed over their rifles and surrendered in front of the State. They are now sharing a settlement with other former fighters, in an attempt to become civilians and grant their son a future.

    Project information

    Supported with €16000 for Classic: Production & postproduction 2018
    Countries of production
    India, Romania
    Production status
    Estimated length
    70 min


    Arya Rothe
    Arya Rothe for NoCut Collective
    Andra Popescu for Conset Production

    About IDFA Bertha Fund


    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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