Kotpad Weaving
Kotpad Weaving

Kotpad Weaving

2018  | 29 minutes  |  free  |  U  |   
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  • Director: Biswanath Rath
  • Awards: ‘Award of Excellence’ in Metro Film & TV Awards USA (2018),‘Best Short Documentary’ Award in Kashmir World Film Festival Srinagar (2018),‘Best Documentary Award’ in Kala Samruddhi International Film Festival Mumbai (2019), ‘Best Indian Film Award (Documentary Category)’ in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Film Festival Surat (2020), 'Outstanding Award’ in MEIHODO International Youth Visual Media Festival Japan (2020), ‘Honorable Mention’ in Cinemaking Film Award Dhaka (2020)
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Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication! In eastern India, the tribal community of Mrigan creates the most beautiful fabric through sustainable means. Called Kotpad, the fabric uses natural dyes to create beautiful maroon & brown weaves. But with rising cost of the raw materials, weavers fear their tradition will go extinct. Will international recognition help it survive?