‘Kotpad Weaving: The Story of a Race Against Time’ by Biswanath Rath will be the first documentary from Odisha associated with PSBT to be screened on a major global OTT platform. The documentary Kotpad Weaving is now streaming on Amazon Prime US, UK, Canada, Australia, and other English-speaking territories.
Kotpad weaving is well known as a vegetable-dyed fabric woven by tribal weavers of Mirgan community of Kotpad Village lies under Koraput district. Through this documentary, Biswanath Rath highlights the Odisha’s rich tribal culture, tradition, and heritage which have got so many unique stories for the global audience. The film has also been shown to Film/Textile/Fashion/Anthropology students in many National/International Institutes as part of their academic curriculum.