Kohima based filmmaker Sesino Yhoshü’s film on Amur Falcons, “The Pangti Story” was awarded the The Best Environment Film (non-feature film) at the 65th National Film Awards. The film captures an intriguing story of how one village changed from being a reckless hunting ground for the falcons to became an icon for conservationists. Pangti village in Wokha district has been a hunting ground for Amur Falcons for generations. A global news story in 2012 drew the attention of the villagers and people on taking a firm stance to making a change. The film walks you through the interesting journey of Pangti village and its villagers from over 15,000 birds being killed every day before 2012 then, to zero killing. Kudos!