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Museum of our own

A conversation with members of various indigenous communities of Andaman & Nicobar Islands on why is it important to conserve their indigenous culture.
Client: ANTRI/AAJVS
Direction/Camera: Anirban Dutta Gupta/Vishvajit Pandya/Madhumita Mazumdar
Format: HD PAL
Duration: 15 Min
Date: 2015
 

Andaman & Nicobar Island is the home to 6 indigenous communities who, over millenia of isolated existence has developed a unique material culture of their own. With increasing contact with the outside world, aspects of this culture is fast disappearing. This film is a conversation with various groups on the island on whether it is necessary to conserve these unique cultures and if so what would be an appropriate way of doing it.