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Mystical Tawang
2019-11-19 12:08:44

Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh is one of those fabulous destinations, which is fascinating for any tourist This hilly destination is surrounded by beautiful glacial lakes in and around the valley with crystal clear blue waters. Encircled by lofty and magnificent mountains, Tawang is a feast for the eyes.

Released on: 2004

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Point and Shoot
2019-11-11 14:39:20

The film attempts to understand the relationship of a traditional hunting community, the Yimchungrü tribe of Nagaland; with the animals and birds found in the forests around their village, Fakim. It shows the significance of hunting in a tribal society and ways in which it is adapting to a rapidly changing cultural and ecological landscape.
Situated near the Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland, Fakim is a small village, where the people share a unique coexistence with the environment. In the urban world, the word ‘hunting’ has several preconceived notions attached to it. It is often perceived as a taboo and never regarded as an art or a tradition. Rooted in rich culture, this film intends to re-define hunting as a concept, as seen in the past, the present, and in the future.

The film explores if it is possible to reach a balance between the practice of hunting and the practice of conservation. The film does not look at the act of hunting in isolation, but reveals a complex web of interdependencies of the people with the forest and the society they live in.

Released on: 2016

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Sounds from the truck country
2019-11-07 11:59:31

Right amidst the wailing coal trucks, Manbha Lamare and Heibormi Sungoh of Shangpung village, Jaintia Hills, participate in the ritual of Koo-Iung, a house warming of sorts. Amidst the sacred chants and rhythms of lineage, lies hidden the song and dance form called La Heh.

Released on: 2015

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Wangala Part 2
2019-11-06 13:12:20

The Garos are some of the most interesting and intriguing people of India. They are an ancient race of Tibetian origin who settled in the north-east hill regions in pre-historic times. Being almost secluded from the mainstream of change in the rest of the country for many centuries, their culture is still pristine and traditional. However, not many outside their race know about them. The interest about a largely unknown people, coupled with the desire to travel to the remote Meghalaya, has been the impulse behind this short documentary film. It shows one woman on a journey of discovery as she travels deeper and deeper into Garo land, and finally the richness of the experience she has, learning about a way of life that is threatened on all sides by encroaching advances of urban civilization. This film documents their everyday lives and also their myths and religion, and tries to take a look at the world through their eyes. It finds out about the benevolent nature of their religion and philosophy, and the religious dimension about most of their actions, even their festivals and revelry. And it raises some important questions, not the least of which is whether we can help this fast-vanishing people survive, and whether government action is relevant. The traveling woman's wanderlust will not let her settle in one place, and fascinating as the Garo-s may be, she is seen at the end of this film to be heading east, in the direction of the land of the Khasi-s, a tribe similar to the Garo-s but with a distinct culture of their own.

Released on: 2011

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Ka Krud Ksing Part 2
2019-11-06 12:30:21

Thayang area of Ri Bhoi district in the north Khasi hills where the practice of rice cultivation done by groups of both men and women makes it necessary for a singer, armed with a small drum to accompany them in their work by singing the Krud Ksing songs.

Released on: 1996

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Ka Krud Ksing Part 1
2019-11-06 12:21:42

Thayang area of Ri Bhoi district in the north Khasi hills where the practice of rice cultivation done by groups of both men and women makes it necessary for a singer, armed with a small drum to accompany them in their work by singing the Krud Ksing songs.

Released on: 1996

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Our Original Inhabitants
2019-11-05 12:38:40

This film describes the variety of tribal population in India with their distinctive culture patterns, dress, decoration, dance and music. Tribal inhabitants of this country number some 25 million and belong to a hundred and seventy two different groups scattered through the length any breadth of this sub-continent. The hilly tracts of Central India are inhabited by the Gonds. The Santhals are to be found in Bihar, Orissa, Bengal and Assam while the Todas live in the Nilgiris of South India. The Bhills reside in the remote regions of Maharashtra State and Rajasthan and the Nagas in the lovely Assam hills.

Released on: 1953

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LOVE SONG OF RINGJENG AND SOTJAK
2019-11-01 12:32:41

In house in the shifting cultivation fields, Ringjeng T. Marak and Sotjak Ch. Sangma of Selbalgre, Garo Hills celebrate their 45 years of life together with songs and music played on myriad musical instruments of the A.chik people.

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Kings Have Resorts People Have Songs
2019-11-01 10:53:21

Why do songs die? Can they be revived? In Syndai village in War Jaintia, women remember a song called Long Hai, supposedly a weeding song. Long Hai has not been sung for at least 65 years in the village.

Released on: 2015

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Folk and Tribal Dances Double
2019-10-31 13:07:34

This film gives a glimpse of a variety of Folk and Tribal dances of India like Tapu dance of Arunachal Pradesh, Naga dance of Nagaland, Nati dance of Himachal Pradesh, Dhanger dance of Goa, Bhoota dance of Karnataka, and Kaksar dance of Madhya Pradesh which shows that the rich cultural heritage of our nation has been preserved through the centuries by our people.

Released on: 1977