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Four Wheel Memories
2019-11-13 16:36:25

In 2011-2012, a team from Meghalaya AIDS Control Society and a metal band 11th Hour took a road trip. And they discover a Meghalaya, not of the tourist brochure but a land devastated by mining, sexual hypocrisy, economic inequalities.

Released on: 2012

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Procession of women carrying rice into village
2019-11-13 11:00:42

Carrying back the rice. On the way back we and many of the people carrying back loads of rice were caught in a thunder storm with heavy rain. But the Konyaks ignored the rain and we met people going once more to the fields to bring up new loads. One young woman we knew made four trips in all. (From the field notes of Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf: 1970-08-29) 

Released on: 1970

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Harvesting rice at Wakching
2019-11-13 10:57:29

On the slopes above and below, groups of men and boys and a few girls of Shoupa's family were cutting the rice. The harvesters cut sheaves of rice-stalks and left them on the ground to be picked up by small boys who in turn carried them to the threshing hut. The reapers worked in lines or semi-circles, shouting as they proceeded with surprising speed. The effect was almost that of a machine, and plots of high waving rice-plants were suddenly reduced to bare ground where only the large leaves of taro plants emerged from heaps of cut rice-stalks. (From the field notes of Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, 1970-08-29) 

Released on: 1970

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Tattooing a girls legs
2019-11-13 10:56:09

A short clip of tatooing a leg of a girl

Released on: 1962

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Tattooing a girls legs
2019-11-13 10:55:09

A short clip of tatooing a leg of a girl

Released on: 1962

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Man dancing with human skull at Chui
2019-11-13 10:48:34

Skull racks. Under the eaves, tied against the wall or resting (53) on shelves are innumerable trophies. To the left there are several rows of enemies' heads, altogether 137, - apparently the largest collection in the area. The origin of most is still known and proudly recounted. (From the field notes of Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Date: 1970-08-26). 

Released on: 1970

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PM Rajiv Gandhi visits to the State of Meghalaya
2019-11-13 10:44:30

Late PM of India Rajiv Gandhi visited the state of Meghalaya to inaugurate the Balphakram National Park on 27th Dec 1987. PM’s visit to Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu., PM’s visit to Shantiniketan (W.B.)., PM dedicates Hydro-Electric Project.

Released on: 1980

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Orchids of Manipur
2019-11-11 15:25:06

The film draws as its theme a picture of the beautiful, lovely orchid flowers of Manipur, in their assorted varieties and environment. The connected lores are also emphasised.

Released on: 1993

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Kora Raaji
2019-11-11 15:20:44

The film is on the issue of Adivasi labourers in the tea gardens of Assam and Bengal. It is the first film based only on Kurukh language.

Released on: 2005