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Black Clay / Khiew Ranei

Synopsis

Through the eyes of 9-year-old, La-ini Pyrtoh, we delve into the world of Black Clay pottery of Meghalaya, The animated sequences introduce their village, Larnai, leading to live-action scenes of women crafting magnificent pots. La-ini's mother, Roilin Pyrtuh, the sole practitioner, shares the meticulous process from raw materials to firing in an open kiln, along with the challenges faced. La-ini reflects on her role as the craft's sole inheritor and aspirations to preserve this unique artform.
Details of Crew
Riah Taipodia (Animation), Ronald A D Kharsyiemlieh (Cinematographer/DP), Riah Taipodia and Ronald A D Kharsyiemlieh (Editor), Erick Franky Kharsyiemiong (Sound Designer ), Erick Franky Kharsyiemiong (Composer)

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