Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

Directed by Pawo Choyning Dorji
Bhutan / China

“This quietly uplifting film explores the true meaning of joy, purpose, and connection” The Independent (UK)

Young teacher Ugyen wants to move to Australia to pursue his dream of becoming a singer. Under contract for one remaining year, he is instead assigned to Bhutan’s most remote school in the Himalayan village of Lunana. 

There Ugyen finds his classroom without electricity or teaching supplies. Will he be able to survive without the comforts he is used to?

Interested in screening this film?

  • Available on DCP Format: From April
  • Available on DVD/Bluray Format: From June