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THE MONKS WHO WON THE GRAMMY*

Directed by APARNA SANYAL | 53' | India

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Synopsis

The monks of the Palpung Sherabling Monastic Seat won a Grammy in 2003. But this is not just their story. The film travels through time and legend to weave a tale of kings and nations, teachers and tantra, mahasiddhas and scholars. Magic, mythology, philosophy and history come together with the monks of Palpung and their unusual prize.

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Aparna Sanyal is a multiple award winning director and producer based in India. She has directed multiple films, and produced several international docu-series. She runs Mixed Media Productions, a production house based in Delhi, and is one of the co-founders of The Carbon Union, a creative collective.

FSA Year :   2019
Runtime :  53'
Language :   English,
Country :   India,
Director :   APARNA SANYAL
Producer :  
Release Year :   2018

FILM AT FESTIVAL

Selection Type: Main
Festival Edition: 2019
Award: