Water Burial (2019) is a feature length film by independent filmmaker Shantanu Sen. The film is in Monpa dialect, spoken by the Monpa tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Besides making his debut as a director, Sen has also written the story and screenplay for the film. The entire film was shot in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.
Water Burial has been produced by Faruque Iftikar and co-produced by AM Television.
An anthropologist sets off to find the favourite drink of his friend. The journey takes him to a remote place called Jung when he stumbled onto a dark ritual of a local tribe. Thus he takes up the mission to bring that ritual forward into the mainstream and give it the social acceptance.
Water Burial has been awarded the Best Screenplay Award at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival 2019.. It has also made the official selection at the 2020 editions of both the Rajasthan International Film Festival as well as the Sunshine City Film Festival in Tampa Bay, Florida
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