In the forest hangs a bridge / directed by Sanjay Kak. - New Delhi : Magic Lantern Foundation ; Under Constructions, 1999. - 1 DVD (39 min) ; sd., col. : 4 3/4 in.

"English (subtitled), 39 min, 1999, India"--Container. "Located deep in the forested hills of the Siang valley of Arunachal Pradesh, at the north-eastern extremity of India, Damro village gathers to build a 1000 foot long suspension bridge, the elegant structures of cane and bamboo, that are the distinctive mark of the Adi tribe. Their only tool is the dao, a blade length of tempered steel, the size of a machete"--Cover

A film about the building of a suspension bridge by the people of an Adi village in the Siang valley of Arunachal Pradesh, in northeastern India. These bridges, elegant structures of cane and bamboo, are the distinctive mark of the Adi tribe. Everyone in the village is a builder and in less than three days, a bridge more than a thousand feet long is built.


Documentary films--Ecology --Ethnography --Livelihoods --Labour --Governance --Collective action.
Short films.
Feature films.

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