Chaddr – A River Between Us

Duration: 89 min
Country Of Production: Germany
Year Of Production: 2020
Film Original Language: Ladhaki, English,
Director: Minsu Park
Editing: Ulrike Tortora
Producer: Lena Karbe

CHADDR is a feature documentary about a 17-year-old girl Stanzin. Her home town in the heart of Himalaya in Kashmir is facing big changes: Global warming and technological progress change the lives of people rapidly. Until recently children had to follow dangerous mountain pass every year to get from their home village to school. It takes Stanzin 4 days to get to school. The times are changing and the dangerous mountain pass will be turned into an autoroute. The director Minsu Park follows Stanzin on her last way to school, before she graduates and leaves her hometown forever.