Songs of Mashangva
Songs of Mashangva

Songs of Mashangva

2010  |  60 Min

  • Director: Oinam Doren
  • Cast: Rewben Mashangva, Saka Mashangva
  • Awards: National Film Award for Best Anthropological/Ethnographic Film 2010,World Premiere DOK Leipzig Germany 2010,America Premiere MIACC film fest New York 2010,Official Selection - IFFI Indian Panaroma Goa 2011,Shaken Stars - Almaty International Film Festival (Kazakhstan) 2011
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In the hills of northeast India, Christianity and Western pop culture are making their mark on Tangkhul Naga culture and traditions. Rewben Mashangva is on a mission to preserve the cultural heritage of the tribe. Follow Mashangva as he journeys from village to village, talking to the elders, collecting their songs, daily chants, and instruments. The songs of Mashangva, christened Naga Folk Blues by the man himself, reflect these rhythms and melodies of his ancestors. Explore his mystical musical genre in this feature.