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The Saltmen of Tibet

Die Salzmänner von Tibet

Directed by Ulrike Koch
Switzerland, 1997
Documentary

Synopsis

Each spring, the nomadic herdsmen of northern Tibet set off with their robust pack animals on the long and difficult journey to the salt lakes in search of “white gold”. This traditional nomadic caravan, steeped in religious ritual, is threatened by technological progress…

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The Saltmen of Tibet Directed by Ulrike Koch

Awards & Festivals

San Francisco International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Film & Video - Sociology-International

Busan International Film Festival

1997 | Winner: Sonje Award