CAVE IN THE SNOW

Written & Directed by Liz Thompson
Produced by Ellenor Cox
Cinematographer Jo Parker & Liz Thompson
Sound Recordist Steve Best & Ian Sherry
Editor Stewart Young
Music Felix Davies & Felicity Fox
52 min • 2002
Finance: FFC, AFC, FTO, SBSi, ORF Austria, BOS Holland
Distribution: TVF International • Sold: Poland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Finland, NZ
For sales firelight.com.au

Synopsis

A world exclusive biography about Tenzin Palmo

A world exclusive biography on Buddhist nun Tenzin Palmo, a spiritual revolutionary. In 1976 Tenzin Palmo isolated herself in a remote Himalayan cave, engaging in 12 years of Buddhist meditation. She faced unimaginable cold, wild animals, near starvation and avalanches. Now a globe-trotting fundraiser, she is building a nunnery in India as part of her efforts to ensure the highest teachings are available to women. Cave in the Snow features an extraordinary discussion between Tenzin Palmo and the Dalai Lama in which they discuss the issue of gender inequity when it comes to accessing the highest Buddhist teachings.

Awards: Best Original Score Australian Composers Guild 2002.

CAVE IN THE SNOW

CAVE IN THE SNOW

A world exclusive biography about Tenzin Palmo

A world exclusive biography on Buddhist nun Tenzin Palmo, a spiritual revolutionary. In 1976 Tenzin Palmo isolated herself in a remote Himalayan cave, engaging in 12 years of Buddhist meditation. She faced unimaginable cold, wild animals, near starvation and avalanches. Now a globe-trotting fundraiser, she is building a nunnery in India as part of her efforts to ensure the highest teachings are available to women. Cave in the Snow features an extraordinary discussion between Tenzin Palmo and the Dalai Lama in which they discuss the issue of gender inequity when it comes to accessing the highest Buddhist teachings.

52 min • 2002
Finance: FFC, AFC, FTO, SBSi, ORF Austria, BOS Holland
Distribution: TVF International • Sold: Poland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Finland, NZ
Awards: Best Original Score Australian Composers Guild 2002.
For sales firelight.com.au