100 years Shad Suk Mynsiem

Documentary |35 mins | Khasi with English subtitles | Year of production 2011

2011 marked the 100th year of the Shad Suk Mynsiem dance or the annual thanksgiving dance of the Khasis in Shillong. The film examines the history of the dance and its resurrection during the early 1900s, a time where Khasi society was transitioning itself and its need for a cultural revision. A captivating film portraying the visual, musical and divine celebration including never seen before footage of shamanic practices.