Dariya Ki Kasam (Swear by the River)| 19mins
Director: Sharad Sharma & Rahul Pandita | Producer: World Comics India
Focus Years: 2006 | Country: India
"Dariya Ki Kasam" traces the life of a young girl Kabu, who lives in one of the villages in Barmer. She is in eighth class and does not know whether she would ever be allowed to study further. Through a comics workshop, she acquires the skill of expressing her needs and concerns through Grassroots Comics. She experiences a change in herself. From a shy little girl, she transforms into a confident girl who could address men and women from the stage. The film talks about rampant infanticide and infanticide problem in western Rajasthan, and the campaign developed around these comics by World Comics India.