Friday, May 6, 2011
Best of all, if you attended the happy hour with a project to pitch/promote, I have the power as PFS Blog Contributor to feature your film on both their site and here on Tinsel & Tine.
Anita Reher (pictured middle) is involved with a film project called Digital Dharma - a fantastic portrait of a man's devotion to saving Tibetan text through digitalization - In 1959 — Red Army soldiers invade Tibetan villages, destroying homes and temples. Fleeing refugees leave behind countless artifacts — the last evidence of an ancient culture.
In the shadow of the foreboding Himalayas, a small band stands on a ledge. Their lives, their families, and their history depend on a successful escape. Hidden securely in their packs is documentation of a culture that is heading for extinction. Carrying centuries of philosophy, religion, science and art, they cling to a precipice, inching toward the future.
Can one man, a Mormon from Utah, who would do everything possible to keep from going to war... start a quiet revolution against the obliteration of a culture not his own?
Digital Dharma is set to be released this fall [Director Dafna Yachin] Visit the site to learn more!