Drawing the Tiger (2016 Special Jury Mention)

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Program: Best of the Fest 2016, SDFF 2016, Women Filmmakers

SDFF 2016 Special Jury Mention: Feature Documentary

“Drawing the Tiger” is the intimate portrait of a Nepalese family’s daily struggle to survive off subsistence farming and the price that family pays for their golden opportunity to break the poverty cycle. Shanta, their brightest child, receives a charity scholarship to go to school in the capital city. She promises to return and free her family from poverty. But she doesn’t.


In Nepali with English subtitles

Runtime: 98 minutes
Origin: USA, Nepal