The Women Betrayed
In the tribal regions of Jharkhand and Bengal, the people pushed to the wall by the development policies of India, take recourse to the all-pervasive, age-old belief that all miseries are caused by evil spirits invoked by the witches, and helpless women become easy targets. Land hunger is the most common reason, which turns families against each other.
Special Jury Award in Tokyo
National Award for Best film on Social Issues