© Anirban Dutta Gupta 2019 

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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.