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'Crossing Bridges' is a 2013 Indian film directed by Sange Dorjee Thongdok. It is the first feature film ever to be made in the language of Shertukpen, which is an indigenous dialect native to the state Arunachal Pradesh in India.The film premiered on September 27 at the Mumbai International Film Festival in 2013. It received the National Film Award for Best Film in Shertukpen in 2013. Tashi, a man in his early thirties is forced to come back to his village in the remote northeast region of India after eight years when he loses his job in the city of Mumbai. As Tashi stays in the village waiting for news of any new job in the city to go back to, he begins to experience the life and culture of his native place and his people. He gradually begins rediscovering his roots, which he had never paid attention to earlier. He meets and falls in love with a girl, Anila who is a school teacher in the village She helps him in the process of rediscovering himself with native land. The experience in the village begins to slowly change him and he decides to finally stay back in the village even though he gets the news that he has found himself a new job in the city. The film's WikiPedia page is here.