National award winner Songs of Mashangva to screen in Mumbai
Produced and directed by Oinam Doren, the film is in Tangkhul, Manipuri & English languages.
Songs of Mashangva traces the music of the Tangkhul Naga and its return to the modern age: as Naga Folk Blues. The protagonist Rewben Mashangva travels through the villages of the Tangkhul Naga to talk to the old people and collect songs and instruments. The rhythms, melodies and lyrics help form his own music, which he describes as Naga Folk Blues.
The film was shot for more than one and half years at Rajasthan, Nagaland, Kolkatta, Shillong, Imphal and other villages of Manipur.