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Mon Shugu - The 1000 Year Old Art of Making Paper

The Habitats Trust | Dusty Foot Production

2023   |   4mins 34secs

A story about the 1000-year-old art of making paper. A fascinating process that peeks into the journey of a local plant called Shugu Sheng into a paper with a unique colour, of an enduring quality and a history that lends itself beautifully to hold old Buddhist scriptures.


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.