I walked into the session a few minutes late and was struck by the tall and broad woman on screen in what appeared to be a Western country, crying as she heard the news of a flood destroying a village in India. She was obviously connected to the village somehow.
She then stumbles into a phone booth, dials a number and when a woman says ‘hello?’ at the other end, she is overcome with relief.
She tries but cannot say anything in response. She hangs up, calls again, this time managing a ‘ma’ in between her tears.