Children of the Republic
1 life | 2 days | 6 years apart
Children of the Republic is an observational documentary about a eleven year old child. The child soon reveals that he is sniffing ink solvent. The encounter soon turns into a series of unforeseen events unfolding in front of the camera. Six years later, the filmmaker revisits the child, now a teenager selling vegetables on the street and later during the evening he reveals his habits and aspirations.
These two encounters sum up the life and purpose of his existence and underscores the lack of care and love to young children from the poor parts of the society.