Sabin Alun: The Broken Song by Altaf Mazid

Of the hundreds of versions of the Ramayana, Sabil Alun, is a living oral tradition of the animistic tribal society of the Karbis of Assam. The Film recreates the tale in a contemporary context.

Thrissur, India (Award)
Mumbai; Panaji; Guwahati; Delhi; Kolkata; India

Altaf Mazid was a two time National award winning filmmaker, who wrote extensively on cinema in Assam. He was on the juries of Festivals in Amsterdam, Japan, Moscow and Cannes, besides being invited to Fajr Film Festival, Tehran, as guest critic. He reconstructed the first Assamese film Joymoti from found footage that premiered internationally at Stuttgart with subsequent screenings at Asiatica film mediale, Rome and the Munich Film Festivals.

  • Cinematographer: Mehdi Jahan
  • Editor: Waribam Dorendra
  • Narrator: Kasang Teronpi
  • Music Composer: Altaf Mazid
  • Project Partner: Doordarshan

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