Private Project

Jing-im jylli, jong ki dkar (Life Cycle of Turtles)

( Ktien : Khasi , English jingthoh peit harum)
( Language : Khasi , English version see below)

Kane iwei balyngkot-iaid-dur, ha ka lai minute por. Ka dang pyn-i jing-im jylli jong ki bym-duriaw-um jem-shynrong dkar, kano im sapoh, sep-sngi nan jong ki synrop nan ia ka kyrteng Jorpukhuri, ha ka lyngknep Uzanbazar ha ka bynta barim sor Guwahati, kano dei nongbah shnong jong ka Ri- Assam .

Ha ka shibit por ia ki lai minute, kane ka iaid-dur leh kynthup khlied-kyrteng jong ka Ri-Mita Bolsabi, shibit jing-pyn-i ha kyrteng jong ka khun-kynthei jong u nong-thaw, mano u ong da ka kyrteng Aiomshisha.

Dur jong ki nan, jem-shynrong dkar, dur ia ki dkar dang pakor, imei-dkar dang kha pylleng ruh dur jong iwei khunlung dkar, la ioh-i hapoh kane ka iaid-dur.

Ym-don ryndang iahthuhkhana, don katto-katne sla da jing-thoh. Jing-thoh la leh thoh ha ki ktien Khasi, Assamese ruh English. Ka thlied-kyrteng khadei la leh thoh ha ka ktien Khasi.

A super short 3 minute film showing the life cycle of soft shelled fresh water turtles dwelling in the western pond of twin ponds of Jorpukhuri in the historic Uzanbazar locality of Guwahati city the capital of the Assam state of Assam.

Within a short period of three minutes it includes the standard title of the Ri-Mita Bolsabi, a short dedication of the super short in the name of the daughter of the director-cum producer of the film. Whom he calls by the name Aiomshisha.
Shots of the pond, soft shelled turtles, mating scene of the turtles, egg laying by the mother turtle and a shot of a baby turtle are included.

There is no voice over narration, only some plates with text in Khasi, Assamese and English languages. The main title with little animation is however in the Khasi language.

  • Dr Satyakam Phukan
  • Dr Satyakam Phukan
  • Dr Satyakam Phukan
  • Dr Satyakam Phukan
  • Dr Satyakam Phukan
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Jing-im jylli, jong ki dkar (language Khasi)
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Television, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 31, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,282 USD
  • Country of Origin:
  • Country of Filming:
  • Language:
    Assamese, English
  • Shooting Format:
    1080p full HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Dr Satyakam Phukan

Name : Dr Satyakam Phukan

Gender : Male

Education qualification : MBBS, MS (General Surgery)

Additional qualification : Diploma in Computer programming

Profession : General Surgeon, actively practising at Guwahati city, Assam, India.

Other interests : Research in Ethno-Linguistics, Writing , Photography, Film making, Social Service

Publications : Website

Ecossais, The Khasi Saga

Tonkori, Affinities of the Ainu Language of Japan with Assamese and some other languages

Filmography : The Policeman's Museum (2016)

Garbage Bin Meals (2016)
2nd Best Documentary for the month of May 2017, 12Months Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania and Best Documentary in Omichka International Film Festival held in December 2017, Omsk , Russia

Great Wall of Guwahati (2017)
3rd Best Documentary for the month of July 2017, 12Months Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Mother's Gurdwara (2017)
Best Direction Award , Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival, Pune, India, Dr Satyakam Phukan as Director and Raphael Warjri as Cinematographer, jointly.


MEKURI (2018)



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Director Statement

Lada nga ym pynsohkhalit ia ki shim dur, da ki Dkar , hato nga thaw lah re kane ka iaid-dur.
Khublei shubun Dkar baroh !!

If the Turtles had not given me chance to take their shots, I would have been able to make this movie.
Thanks my dear Turtles !!