Lunana: A Yak In The Classroom

BFI London Film Festival
Official Selection
Busan Film Festival
Official Selection
Oscars 2022
Nomination
Best International Feature

Lunana: A Yak In The Classroom

A Film by Pawo Choyning Dorji

2019 - Bhutan - Drama/Family - 2.35 - 109 min.

with Sherab Dorji , Ugyen Norbu Lhendup & Kelden Lhamo Gurung

OSCARS 2022: Nomination for Best International Feature Film

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 don’t have much time as the harsh winter is about to arrive in the glacial parts of the Himalaya…

In Collections:
BFI London Film Festival
Official Selection
Busan Film Festival
Official Selection
Oscars 2022
Nomination
Best International Feature

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