Phum Shang (2014)

52m | Documentary
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In 2011, Manipur government burnt down hundreds of huts in Loktak Lake, North East India in the pretext of cleaning the lake and blaming the locals for the pollution of the lake. Thousands of fishermen were displaced, became homeless and their livelihood snatched. With nowhere to go the fisherman still continue to fight the authorities. They continue to fight a losing battle where the authorities are even questioning their being a native of the lake since they live on floating huts built on floating biomass.
Director: Haobam Paban Kumar
Language: Manipuri
Country of Origin: India (IN)
State / Province: Manipur
Genre: Documentary
Adult: No
Type: Non Feature

Also Known As

Floating House - English

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Runtime: 52 min
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6 Nominations, 6 Wins


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