Voices from Chowra

A film commissioned to document the Pig Festival and its role in the life of the Nicobarese community in Chowra. This is a ongoing project.
Client: ANTRI/AAJVS/DTW
Direction/Camera: Anirban Dutta Gupta
Format: HD PAL (Canon C300)
Date: 2014 (Ongoing)
 

The Pig Festival or Panhua Note celebrated by the Nicobarese community on Chowra island is a important event in the calendar of the Island. It highlights the unique cooperation and collaboration culture of this community in one of the remotest and smallest island in the Andaman & Nicobar chain. This film intends to explore and understand the story behind the Pig Festival. This is a ongoing project.

 

Coastline
Coastline

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Portrait of Chowra Islander
Portrait of Chowra Islander

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Agamid lizard
Agamid lizard

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Coastline
Coastline

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Sunset
Sunset
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Beach
Beach
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Nyi Hupul
Nyi Hupul
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Listening to the interview
Listening to the interview
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Listening to the interview
Listening to the interview
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Chowra
Chowra
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Canoe on the coast
Canoe on the coast
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Nighttime interview
Nighttime interview
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Selfie with David Foster
Selfie with David Foster
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From top of the lighthouse
From top of the lighthouse
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Coast
Coast
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Coastline panorama
Coastline panorama
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Timelapse
Timelapse
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Manish, David and Ebenezer
Manish, David and Ebenezer
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Dead tree roots
Dead tree roots
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Beach destroyed by tsunami
Beach destroyed by tsunami
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Coconut grove
Coconut grove
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Sign
Sign
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Village Panorama
Village Panorama
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The main ground with church
The main ground with church
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