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GROWING UP IN LADAKH*

Directed by CHRISTIANE MORDELET | 51' | India

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Synopsis

Padma, 12, divides her time between school and home, where she helps her family with daily chores, looking after her grandmother as well as tending to the farm animals. She lives in the village of Gya, perched at 4,300 m. To go to boarding school, Padma and her sister Kaskeet travel 72 kilometers by bus. And it is from school that they decide to undertake a pilgrimage that even adults find difficult to undertake for the welfare of all living beings …

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Christiane Mordelet, filmmaker from France, producing internationally-acclaimed films. Shepherdess of the Glaciers won the Runner Up Award at FSA’17 which was directed by Stanzin Dorjai Gya and Christiane Mordelet.

FSA Year :   2019
Runtime :  51'
Language :   Ladhaki,
Country :   India,
Director :   CHRISTIANE MORDELET, STANZIN DORJAI GYA
Producer :  Patrick Chiuzzi
Release Year :   2018

FILM AT FESTIVAL

Selection Type: Main
Festival Edition: 2019
Award: