Sneha Mundari is a filmmaker and visual anthropologist belonging from Munda adivasi/ indigenous/ tribal/ community. She is the first female filmmaker from her community. Her documentary film “Aabua Paika Kabu Bageya” (We won’t let go off our Paika) has won 3 awards and been officially selected in more than 20 national as well as international film festivals. She did her Bachelor’s of Design in Film and Video Communication from National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and further pursued her post graduation, Master of Arts in Visual Anthropology from Goldsmiths College, University of London, London.
She has four years of professional engagement of being a freelance filmmaker, facilitator, content researcher, and concept developer with educational institutions, production houses, and creative collaborations in India and the United Kingdom - Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University, Ranchi, Jharkhand; National Institute of Design Paldi, Ahmedabad and Kurukshetra, Haryana; Spring Films, London; Sikhya Entertainment, Mumbai, Amdavad Films, Ahmedabad .
She engages in research both theory and praxis on subject interests such as Indigenous Peoples, Craft and Culture, Cinema studies, Critical thinking on politics of Gaze, and ethics and aesthetics of Representation in Audio-visual modalities.