How does a taxi driver take the sick to the hospital when there’s no fuel around?

How does a newspaper publish news of bombs and deaths without newsprint?

And how does a community with leprosy survive despair and isolation?

Koothu, kerosene and paper: portraits of resilience, expression and survival about the people of Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Shot and cut by Kannan Arunasalam. “Iley, illey” song written by Reverend P. Joshua Sivagnanam and performed by P. Kalaivani.