Placing India’s tribal heritage in its historical and ecological perspective: Documentaries by filmmaker Sangita Datta – West Bengal & Sikkim

Brief excerpts from documentaries relating to tribal heritage – Showreel 2013

00:49 “The language of the Mundas“: CIIL’s series on Bhasha Mandakani: Bangala – Central Institute of Indian Languages (Govt. of India)
03:14 “Righting the Historical Wrong“: A Film on The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers [Forest Rights Act 2006] – University of Manchester;
04:49 “The Paharias: An Endangered Tribe” – Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
06:13 “Rejuvenate Participation or Awate Destruction” [on man-animal conflict; tree worship in forest] – University of East-Anglia (UK)
09:50 “Folk dances of Sikkim” [on Maruni and other dances] – Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (Govt. of India)

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About the filmmaker

I am Sangita Datta, living in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. I have made many documentary films for Govt. of India and NGOs, some of them are international. Here are few glimpses. | Filmography >>

Source: Showreel 2013 – YouTube
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