Synopsis: This is a story of a village in Assam, a beautiful remote rural space in which nature reveals its beauty. However, there is a problem that has plagued this pristine land. This film takes the viewer through a journey that shows glimpses of the lives of people inhabiting this village.
This film project is based on a story told by two young women living in a small village in Assam, highlighting its beauty but that which is tainted with some serious problems. They make a plea for social change so that rural communities can receive the help they need.
Raginie Duara shares an interest in understanding the youth culture and the various issues faced by this group of people who often tend to fall between the cracks in psychological research related to life span development. She seeks to understand how such issues and coping mechanisms sit within the broader historical and cultural context whilst dealing with challenges of establishing an identity and a ‘place in this world’. With her expertise in qualitative research methods, she is currently working on youth addiction and developing short films along with participants who have successfully resisted or recovered from alcohol and/or drug addiction.