Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Struggling with his profession as a teacher, Ugyen is sent to Lunana in northern Bhutan for his final year of training. The high altitude and the lack of amenities make Ugyen want to leave as soon as he arrives. With a warm welcome the local children try to win him over but they dont have much time as the harsh winter is about to arrive in the glacial parts of the Himalaya.

Film Festivals

Nominations - Cairo IFF (Golden Pyramid, Bronze Pyramid - Best First or Second work of a Director), Golden Rooster Awards (Audience Award), Kolkata IFF (Festival Prize), Palm Springs IFF (New Voices/New Visions Grand Jury Prize)