Miles Away

Filmmaker: Nick Cope

Footage shot at the Shoton Festival, Drepung Monastery, Lhasa, Tibet in August 2005, is cut to the music "Miles Away" by Phil Thornton. A huge thangka painting of the Buddha is unfurled on the mountainside as thousands of locals partake of the festivities. The film aims to take the audience into the heart of the festival.

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jackelope65's picture

This film appears to have been shot in a very rigorous but natural setting. It demonstrates the tremendous faith, dedication, and effort in this Tibetan Buddhist community.