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🇳🇵WATCH: Himalaya by Éric Valli
Selected by London based artist, Gaurab Thakali, Himalaya tells the story of Yak herders from the remote mountain region of Dolpa in Nepal. The film was shot over nine months on location in a region that can only be reached on foot, with all but two characters played by real chiefs, lamas and local villagers.
🇮🇷 READ: Enghelab Street; Revolution through Books: Iran by Hannah Darabi
Hannah invites you to explore Iran during the ‘Spring of Freedom’, a time between 1979 and 1983 where freedom of expression flourished and many political fanzines, cultural magazines, and photo books were published.
🇨🇳 READ: Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
Published in ‘91, Wild Swans is a biographical family history that spans century. The writer recounts the lives of her grandmother, mother and her own, detailing their experiences living in China through the 20th century. The book is available in many languages.