Language: Hindi, Bengali
Subtitles: Basque, English
At the industry's peak, millions of people worked at the jute factories of Bengal, which have scarcely changed since the industrial revolution. The machines are the same as they were a hundred years ago. State aid maintains the cultivation and production of this sustainable alternative to plastic, but its future is uncertain.Nishta Jain follows the whole chain of jute preparation, from being gathered along the riverbanks to processing in the factory.