In My Hands Today…

The Gypsy Goddess – Meena Kandasamy

Tamil Nadu, 1968. Landlords rule over a feudal system that forces peasants to break their backs in the fields or be punished. As a small spark of defiance begins to spread among communities, the landlords vow to break them; party organizers suffer grisly deaths and the flow of food into the marketplaces dries up. But it only strengthens the villagers’ resistance. Finally, the landlords descend on one village to set an example for the others.

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