The Revolutionary Optimists

The Revolutionary Optimists

  • BY Nicole Newnham | IN Social Justice
    Premiered June 17, 2013

About the Film

Children in the slums of Calcutta are starting a revolution. Called to action by visionary former attorney Amlan Ganguly, the 'Daredevils' have already made radical health and sanitation improvements in one of the city's poorest slums — awakening a neglected populace to the real possibility of change.

What do you feel are the barriers to change taking place in India's poor communities? What solutions might occur in order for slum neighborhoods to be lifted out of poverty?
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What do you feel are the barriers to change taking place in India's poor communities? What solutions might occur in order for slum neighborhoods to be lifted out of poverty?