SYNOPSIS: In Sankagiri, India, Mr Kalaimani runs a lucrative business exporting custom-made granite tombstones to the Netherlands. In this chapter, Kalaimani explains the law of availability and demand, as workers at a granite quarry pull a block of foreign-bound rock from the Indian soil.
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"Empire" traces the unintended consequences of Dutch colonialism across 6 continents. Official selection NYFF 2013, SXSW 2014, IDFA DocLab 2014
Directed, shot and edited by Kel O'Neill and Eline Jongsma (jongsmaoneill.com/)