Apatani Beauty

A woman from yesterday

About This Project

Bullo Dith is an Apatani old woman who’s witnessed the changes in customs and traditions of her people. The Apatani women, once famous for their facial tattoos and nose plugs, have adapted to a modern way of life and Bullo Dith is left reminiscing the good old days of her youth.

 

Apatani Beauty has been published on National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase and can also be viewed on National Geographic’s official YouTube channel:

  

 

Location

Ziro Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Production date

2015

Duration

6 minutes and 55 seconds

Language

Apatani with English subtitles

Distribution

National Geographic

Category
Documentary