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The World Cup Cicada or niangtaser appears only once in four years, giving it its name and the Bhoi community of Saiden village in Meghalaya, India await the arrival of this delicacy. Watch the film to spend a night in the forest welcoming the niangtaser.

This film is a part of Stories from the Ground: Northeast, a new film series by The Habitats Trust and Dusty Foot Productions. The series travels through the north-eastern states collecting 50 shorts shot by local filmmakers to bring stories rooted in the culture, traditions, and biodiversity of the region.

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  • Runtime
  • Language
    Bhoi dialect
  • Country
  • Subtitle Language
  • Director
    Thejavikho Chase
  • Screenwriter
    Thejavikho Chase
  • Producer
    The Habitats Trust
  • Executive Producer
    Rita Banerji Imrana Khan Roshni Nadar Malhotra Rushikesh Chavan
  • Co-Producer
    Dusty Foot Production
  • Cinematographer
    Thejavikho Chase Pelevizo Meyase
  • Animator
    Tallo Anthony Ashutosh Guru
  • Production Design
    Wanpynsuk Makri
  • Composer
    Rani Maring
  • Sound Design
    Thejavikho Chase