Freedom Ahead

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Never before in known history have so many people relied on so few for the basic essentials of life. In our present-day democracies, freedom is slowly being commodified. We have been giving our democratic governments more and more freedom while they have been busy restricting ours.

India, the most celebrated democracy in the world, is where some people travel to find true freedom, but inequality and poverty are surely present as well.

In the name of democracy and global progress laws are drafted that will outlaw simple activities that empower man, like growing our own food. By taking our freedom for granted we could be on the verge of losing it.

Are we still free when we can’t grow our own food anymore or when people’s livelihood depends heavily on how we interact with the money-hungry machine democracy has become.

We need to be governed less and become less dependent on a system that is simply not sustainable. An empty system that will offer no reward, when we feel it is time to start enjoying life.

True freedom is often found in places that words aren't needed.

It is not democracy that will offer true freedom, it is reclaiming the spaces that were taken away by democracy. ​

A colorful journey exploring the meaning of true freedom

Set against the backdrop of the most celebrated democracy in the world -India- we learn how governments are pushing the democratic dream, while stealing and selling peoples land to foreign corporations on consumerists behalf.

A grey landscape of an industrial site infecting the natural environment with pollution.

In the documentary film ‘Freedom Ahead’ we visit the people who are the conscience in a world which is losing its moral principles.

Far from the cities, people come together to explore our relation with our nature and with one another

These people regain control over their lives by being independent and living self sufficiently. By doing so they obtain the highest valued asset of all times: real freedom. This collection of committed individuals does not constitute a movement. It is dispersed and fiercely independent.

Vandana Shiva , one of the most clear-sighted, conscious voices of India

It is taking shape in universities, elementary schools, farms, communities and many other places. It is experimentally emerging as a global humanitarian movement rising from the bottom up.

A group of children in school's clothes smiling bright.

‘Freedom Ahead’ colorfully captures this almost instinctive response, the largest social movement in all human history through lucid footage, inspirational stories and an evocative soundscape.

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Directed and produced by AHOOHA,  Greetje Mulder & Rogier van der Voort

Featuring : Vandana Shiva  | Arundhati Roy | Jon Jandai  | Christian Shearer | Ramu Manivannan  | Krishna McKenzie  |  Aviram Rozin

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