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Turning The Tide (The Fisher Folk of Tamilnadu) (DVD)

Turning The Tide (The Fisher Folk of Tamilnadu) (DVD)
S. Vijay Gopal
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi
57 Minutes 24 Seconds Approx
Item Code: IZZ926
Price: $28.00
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Artiste: S. Vijay Gopal
Format: DVD
Duration: 57 Minutes 24 Seconds Approx


About The DVD

IGNCA has undertaken a major audio-visual documentation of boatman culture of peninsular India to look into the lifestyle of traditional people whose main occupation is fishing. Coastal area of Tamilnadu remains a very significant punctuation while mapping boatmen and fishermen community of peninsular Inida. Eople whose main occupation is fishing.

The boatmen of Tamilnadu are mainly found in the region of coastal area which makes knowledgeable about the sea. The boatmen of Tamilnadu catch fish mainly in two seasons- “Wadai Season” (September-February) and “Kodai –Katru seasons” (March-August). Good knowledge of wind and weather movements make these fishermen confident to catch specific fish species which are associated with different wind patterns and tides. Beside this, they are able to predict the ocean currents by just looking at the colour of the clouds, size of the stars and pattern of waves. The Documentary highlight the lifestyle of boatmen through their religious and cultural contexts, rituals etc.


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