S02E23 FindingTheVoices: Chaoba Thiyam, filmmaker and artist from Manipur

Guest Speaker : Chaoba Thiyam

Interview Location: Imphal, Manipur, India

Language: Podcast in Meitei-lon (Manipuri)

An interview with Chaoba Thiyam, filmmaker and artist from Manipur. He is a Pena player and has performed in many productions (Kwakta Lamjel) of Laihui. You would also find him playing Pena with Imphal Talkies. He shared many aspect about his work as a filmmaker, his journey of playing Pena giving us a glimpse of the life of an artist.  Most importantly he shared his personal experience of overcoming depression, sharing about finding and knowing oneself and being in the present.

And yet again, I was honoured to see our Guest Speaker sharing  their story from the heart.

Here are some of Chaoba Thiyam’s work: NUNGEE MIT / EYE OF AN “I” a film by Chaoba Thiyam , Black Pot and Movement , edited & directed by Chaoba Thiyam, Womb , Editor: Chaoba Thyiam

MI_5Born and raised in the violence-torn landscape of Manipur, I have a vision to promote and spread inspiring, empowering, educative & entertaining stories. I believe that we can create contents bringing the positive side of Manipur. I believe we can do this together by finding the voices, voices which needs to be heard and shared, voices of our own people, people of Manipur and well-wishers of Manipur. I believe that these voices will bring a change and connect all of us.

I welcome you to join me in my journey to finding the voices at Http://



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