Behind the scenes: The Yeoman Rises


Vijeet Chaugule

On Sept. 25, 2016, seniors Neil Palleti and Nikhil Cheerla published a web series detailing a single man kickstarting a revolution by starting a gang of urban farmers in the city, but soon finding himself fighting against a shadowy network of corrupt politicians, gang leaders, hackers and assassins. After posting the story on Facebook, it quickly became viral and news of Yeoman spread throughout MVHS. Most people ridiculed the story and some people jumped on the band wagon by posting a quote from the series on Facebook — “Yeoman: The sickle is mightier than the sword,” meaning that agriculture is more powerful than war, even though it seems unassuming.

In the late fall, the two seniors recruited senior Anish Krishnan to help bring their story to life. Before this school year ends, the three seniors are setting off on a journey to spread awareness about farming through film. Watch the video below for a behind the scenes look of: The Yeoman Rises.


Check out the trailer here: [embedyt][/embedyt]

Check out the web serial here: