LUNANA: A YAK IN THE CLASSROOM (preview)
Directed by: Pawo Choyning Dorji
Starring: Sherab Dorji, Ugyen Norbu Lhendup, Kelden Lhamo Gurung, Kunzang Wangdi
Nominated for 1 Oscar Awards: 20 wins & 10 nominations
“A teacher struggling for inspiration travels to the remotest school in the world. It takes being so far away to understand the importance of his work… and to appreciate the value of yak dung! This is a charming drama that gives insight into a part of the world rarely seen on the screen.”
Introduced by Dr Rebecca Wynne-Walsh. Rebecca is a lecturer in Film at Edge Hill University. Her research interests include the work of prolific Director James Wan and cultural identity in film making.