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UNEP Ecofilmprize

Honors the film that makes an exceptional effort to communicate and proliferate environmental awareness. Ecological issues are discussed and explained clearly. The film inspires to care about nature and cultivates a sense of responsibility in that respect.

Science Film Festival 2020 - UNEP Ecofilmprize

UNEP Ecofilmprize

Village in The Sky

Being at the epicenter of a drought prone region, the village of Aagaswadi is located in Satara District on the hills of Mann Maharashtra India. Owing to ever occurring drought followed by lack of livelihood options, the village’s youth is forced to abandon home for city life, leaving behind the old ways. The documentary highlights environmental and social challenges of the affected community.

Sustainable Development Goals

6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

  • Categories Ecology and Environment

  • Original Title Aagaswadi
  • Produced by Film and Television Institute of India
  • Running Time 19:52 minutes
  • Country India
  • Year 2018

Director Details

Ramesh Laxmanrao Holbole