TEN YEARS IN THE MAKING, this award-winning feature-length documentary was filmed during nine journeys throughout Tibet, India and Nepal.
CRY OF THE SNOW LION brings audiences to the long-forbidden "rooftop of the world" with an unprecedented richness of imagery... from rarely-seen rituals in remote monasteries, to horse races with Khamba warriors; from brothels and slums in the holy city of Lhasa, to magnificent Himalayan peaks still traveled by nomadic yak caravans.
The dark secrets of Tibet's recent past are powerfully chronicled through personal stories and interviews, and a collection of undercover and archival images never before assembled in one film.
A definitive exploration of a legendary subject, CRY OF THE SNOW LION is an epic story of courage and compassion.
Audience Award - Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Audience Award - Bahamas International Film Festival
SPECIAL JURY AWARD
Banff Mountain Film Festival - Trento Mountain Film Festival
Poprad Mountain Film Festival - Graz Mountain Film Festival
Toronto - Seattle - IFP Los Angeles - Bangkok - Sydney
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"The most comprehensive and devastating
documentary yet on that tragic country"
Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
Impeccably made... A more concise and affecting summation of the Tibetan crisis would be hard to imagine"