'Chenchus' - Children of the Forest| 23mins
Director: Sathya Mohan | Producer: Puttagunta Venkat Rao
Focus Years: 2003 | Country: India
This ethnographic documentary deals with the socio-economic and religious life of the Chenchus, a Telugu speaking hunting and gathering tribe living in the Nallamalai forests of Andhra Pradesh, India. They are a conservative tribal group and have not made many changes in their lifestyle or tried to adapt to modernity. They live in the enclosed space and geography leading a life of an unbroken continuity.