Giving voice to vanishing languages

Giving voice to vanishing languages

Giving voice to vanishing languages “If we have a dream, no matter what all stands our way, we will definitely achieve it.” As she stresses on each word, Bobby Sarma Baruah’s eyes twinkle with conviction and confidence. Just three feature films old, the Assamese...
Bobby Sarma Baruah’s Mishing To Be Screened At KIFF

Bobby Sarma Baruah’s Mishing To Be Screened At KIFF

Bobby Sarma Baruah’s Mishing To Be Screened At KIFF Assamese filmmaker Bobby Sarma Baruah’s latest movie, Mishing (The Apparition), a film made in the Sherdukpen dialect of Arunachal Pradesh, will be screened in the competition section of the ongoing 24th Kolkata...
Saving languages, one film at a time

Saving languages, one film at a time

Saving languages, one film at a time She notes that such languages are getting wiped out, not by violent invasions, but the influence of Hindi and English. One of the films at the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala is in Sherdukpen, a language which its...