Coal Boy

    • Chandra Sekhar Reddy Thumati
    • India
    • 2012
    • 5 min
    • Why Poverty?
    In northeast India, a young boy tunnels into the hills to find coal. The work is hard and dangerous, but this boy has a dream, and this work is only the first of many steps that will one day lead him to London. This film is part of Why Poverty?, a groundbreaking cross-media event taking place in November 2012, urging people around the world to ask this question. Supported by 70 broadcasters around the world, the event aims to jump-start national and global debates about poverty in the 21st century.


    • 5 min
    • color
    • video
    Chandra Sekhar Reddy Thumati
    Devanshi Chanchani, Chandra Sekhar Reddy Thumati, Peter Miller, Brian Tilley for Steps
    Executive producer
    Don Edkins for Steps
    Alphonse Roy, Rina Yang, Chandra Sekhar Reddy Thumati
    Peta Ridley

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