Documentary Film Screening – The Boatmen of Kashmir

Date: 27/09/2019
Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall, Indir Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Bengaluru

The film documents the community called Haenz (Hāṅgī) that is directly involved in vocations connected with water-bodies. They have typical ethnic characteristics and call themselves descendents of the Prophet Noah. Within this community there are divisions based on their typical vocation viz. Demba-Haenz, Gaer-Haenz, Gāda-Haenz, Kar-nāv-Haenz, and Maṭa­ -Haenz.

Ayash Arif | Duraion: 1 Hour 19 Minutes