Programme 2019

Last Headhunters of the Nagas

Director: Aryan Biju Baruah

documentary

World Premiere

Section: India Story

Country: India | Year: 2019

Language(s): Konyak | Time: 77 mins

Synopsis

Only the last generation of ‘headhunters’ survive on the hills of Naga. Once, they killed people and collected heads and other body parts, but today their lives have changed with the arrival of a new generation.

 

Director's Bio

Aryan Biju Baruah studied filmmaking at FAMU in Prague, Czech Republic. His debut feature Last Headhunters of the Nagas has been shot in remote, restricted and dangerous areas given the sensitive nature of the story.