Chaddr - A River between Us

(CHADDR - Unter uns der Fluss)

There are still places on our planet that are almost completely cut off from civilisation. With the advent of global climate change, it is becoming increasingly difficult for the people in these places to live a normal life.

The Chadar is a trail along a frozen river in Ladakh, a Himalayan region on the Indo-Pakistani border. Seventeen-year-old Stanzin must make a hazardous journey several times a year to reach a distant school and fulfil her dream of a better life. Her parents make a living as small farmers. Although they live very modestly, they try to give their children the opportunity to obtain the best possible education. But this means prolonged separation from the family and frequent loneliness. For Stanzin, the river trip becomes an opportunity to reflect on their lives against the backdrop of a rapidly changing world. What will she do when one day the river stops freezing over and the journey to her family becomes practically impossible?

About the film

Director: Minsu Park
Germany
2020 | 89 min.

Language: English, Tibetan

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor and indoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

Czech premiere

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Category

UnEarthed

Director

Minsu Park

Filmography
2020 - Chaddr - A River between Us
2017 - Sewol - Die gelbe Zeit
2014 - Amma und Appa

Minsu Park

Screenings

27. 05. 20:30 Praha: Kinská
DiscussionŽaneta Gregorová, Programme Coordinator - Ecology Heinrich Böll Stiftung
28. 05. 20:30 Uherské Hradiště: Letní kino Smetanovy sady
29. 05. 20:00 Police nad Metují: Terasa před Muzeem papírových modelů
01. 06. 19:00 Praha: Městská knihovna
02. 06. 18:00 Brno: Kino Art
02. 06. 21:15 Boskovice: Letní kino Boskovice
03. 06. 19:30 Plzeň: Kavárna Your Time Café
05. 06. 18:30 Praha: Kino Lucerna
06. 06. 21:00 Tišnov: dvorek ZŠ ZaHRAda

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