#50YearsOfNaxalbari: Sanjay Kak on the Making of His Documentary Red Ant Dream

Published on: November 8, 2017

Souradeep Roy in conversation with the filmmaker


In this interview with Sanjay Kak, Souradeep Roy discusses the making of Kak's documentary Red Ant Dream. The 2013 documentary was shot in Niyamgiri (in Odisha), Bastar (in Chattisgarh), and Punjab. This interview follows our article on Naxalite poetry by Moinak Biswas, as part of a series that looks at the Naxalbari uprising, which took place fifty years ago. Apart from discussing specific details of the film, such as his collaboration with Tarun Bhartiya and Ranjan Palit, Kak also says what he thinks of the legacy of the Naxalbari uprising.



Courtesy: Indian Cultural Forum