A Dialogue with Women – Priestesses of Lepchas
Director: Bappa Ray
Duration: 33 min, 53 sec
The film explores a holistic view of Lepcha priestesses through various nuances of dialogue and rituals. Geographically Lepchas reside in Sikkim and Darjeeling. Kanchenjunga remains their core of sacred belief. Lepcha women priestesses are said to be gift of God and they believe that they are reincarnation. They command huge social respect among the Lepcha community and are living in the land of hidden paradise. The film documents the process of becoming the Lepcha priestesses through three major stages.