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.

WOMAN FILMMAKER

In Nepali with English subtitles

Runtime: 98 minutes
Origin: USA, Nepal