The Changing Face of Beauty in Northeast India

The Apatani women of India's Ziro Valley were once famous for their facial tattoos and nose plugs, but this practice has declined over the past two decades. In this captivating short from filmmakers Matteo Vegetti and Sarah Trevisiol, Apatani elder Bullo Dith talks about how her culture has changed.

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