India: Jharia, Land of FireARTE Reportage

16 min
Available from 17/07/2019 to 16/05/2020

For as long as anyone can remember the coal deposits around the city of Jharia have been burning. And the fire is spreading, slowly destroying villages which are evacuated and then opened up for mining. As the poorest scavenge for coal in an apocalyptic landscape, the mining companies make colossal sums.


  • Director :
    • Sébastien Mesquida
  • Country :
    • France
  • Year :
    • 2013