Young Filmmaker Vishal P. Chaliha from Assam makes it to International Cultural Exchange New York. International Cultural Exchange is a film festival which held annually in New York City.This festival gives ratings out of 10 to all the documentaries made in a year worldwide. People of Color International’s aim is to promote films worldwide about people who represent the “terms” Black, Brown, Tan and Yellow, as well as marginalized people who may identify as a Person of Color. It should have a progressive perspective on cultures that are often stereotyped or overlooked in mainstream media.
Vishal P. Chaliha’s documentary “40 years in a Wild” got 9.7 rating out of 10 and it was screened at various universities in Asia,Africa and Europe. Due to COVID 19 pandemic this year the festival will be an online event.
Vishal P. Chaliha’s documentary is about Kandarpa Das,who has spent 40 years of his life safeguarding the flora and fauna of Manas National Park,India. The documentary shows the relation of Kandarpa Das with the forest.
Here’s a glipmse of the documentary: