Red Ant Dream
Red Ant Dream (Hindi: माटी के लाल) is a 2013 documentary film directed by Sanjay Kak.This documentary is based on the revolutionary Maoist movement in India. The documentary has been screened in various cities in India since 8 May 2013. It follows the Maoist protests and ambushes which feature the circumstances and environments of the Maoists. It sheds light on what goes on with the Maoists, what they are fighting for where they have been mistreated by the government.
The movement is based on martyrs: Bhagat Singh and Avtar Sandu Singh "Pash" who are the faces for the Maoist movement in India. The film follows all parts of India where the Maoist movement exists and discusses the problems that they face such as: harsh living conditions and being on constant look out for Police in India. The documentary has a focus on the types of protests that the Maoists hold like singing, marching and chanting together.
The documentary covers how guerilla warfare is a necessary tactic that has “made it impossible for them to be targeted". There is also no other way to defend themselves from Operation Green Hunt, which was an operation put in place by the Indian Government to eradicate the Maoists. The operation included 4000 Police Officers led by around 600 elite commanders of the Anti-Naxal Cobra Force which is the biggest ever counter-revolutionary operation.