Kotpad Weaving: The Story Of A Race Against Time

U • Shorts • Documentary • 2019

Having originated from time, hitherto unknown, to holding a distinct place in the urban wardrobe today, Kotpad Handloom tells the rich and fascinating story of a unique, timeless textile tradition practiced for centuries in the tribal region of Koraput Odisha. An outoftheworld natural dyeing process followed by weaving of an aweinspiring fabric adorned with natureinspired tribal motifs is what brings global identity and recognition to Kotpad handloom. But are the factors making the weave unique also the very reasons of its languishing days Will such a tradition always keep standing the test of time The documentary tries to find answers.

Director: Biswanath Rath



Release Date

01 January 2019


Shorts, Documentary


Biswanath Rath