How does a taxi driver take the sick to the hospital when there’s no fuel around?
How does a newspaper publish news of bombs and deaths without newsprint?
And how does a community with leprosy survive despair and isolation?
Koothu, kerosene and paper: portraits of resilience, expression and survival about the people of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
Watch Koothu in full here.
Shot and cut by Kannan Arunasalam. A trailer for Kannan’s stunning three short films can be seen below.