Friday May 26, 2017 06:42 PM EST

Film Spotlights Children of Farmers Who Commit Suicide

More than 200 people came to see the screening of 'A Little Revolution - A Story of Suicides and Dreams,' a documentary about the desperate lives of the children of Punjabi farmers who have committed suicide.

Film Spotlights Children of Farmers Who Commit Suicide

Harpreet Kaur, director, and Manmeet Singh, producer, make announcements before the screening at the D.C. South Asian Film Festival in Rockville Maryland, just outside Washington.

Film Spotlights Children of Farmers Who Commit Suicide

'Debt and Death in Rural India,' documents the plight of the small farmers of Punjab, and presents the interplay of national and global policies that have driven them to suicide.

Film Spotlights Children of Farmers Who Commit Suicide

T-shirt for sale at the screening.

Film Spotlights Children of Farmers Who Commit Suicide

Boy wearing a T-shirt with the plea: "Pugree Sambhaal," support farmer rights.

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