Tag: Stalin K

Abki Baar Company Sarkar? | Did we vote in a corporate government this time?

/ January 14, 2015

In Jharkhand, some 228 families have spent the last three years clinging to their land, defying the Indian government, the World Bank and an international coal conglomerate. But the government’s decision to do away with mandatory consent in the Land Acquisition Act may spell the end of their struggle.  ...

Video Volunteers: Citizen Journalism and Security

/ April 7, 2013

“I was punished for communicating” – Mumia Abu-Jamal A Community Correspondent has to face and overcome many obstacles on the way to produce his/her video and later, to use the video to bring about social change. First, they overcome the fear of the camera, while in front of it and...

Untouchability – On the Ground

/ July 10, 2012

Issues – Information – Inspiration

Capturing Stalin in an apolitical frame

/ February 27, 2011

His long hair tied into a ponytail, dramatic speech and side-splitting humour does not deflect the gravity of issues he deals with. In turn, he ends up communicating powerfully. With a zest to bring the suppressed voices of communities to the mainstream media, he launched a non profit ‘Video Volunteers’...

Cycle of Empowerment: an Interview with Stalin K on community participation

/ September 17, 2009

Kanchan from Apnaa Malak Ma CVU, conducting research at a local school. VV’s videos are really all about encouraging audiences to step up to local challenges, whether they give the postal address of corrupt officials, show how you can access microcredit, or tell you your right to medical care. But...