Songs of Mashangva
SMOKING, FOUL LANGUAGE
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- Director: Oinam Doren
- Cast: Rewben Mashangva, Saka Mashangva
- Awards: National Film Award for Best Anthropological/Ethnographic Film 2010, Official Selection - DOK Leipzig 2010
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.