La Lampe au beurre de yak

The Butter Lamp
by Hu Wei 2013 16'

A young itinerant photographer asks Tibetan nomads to pose for the camera in front of different backdrops. A group photo of old women with children and animals against the backdrop of the Great Wall of China; a family portrait against the backdrop of a typical scene of city traffic. An unusual look at the people of a little known country though often mentioned in Western media.The film is programmed in collaboration with the National Center for Short Films. In collaboration with Centro Nazionale del Cortometraggio.


Hu Wei

Film submission

24° Festival


01 October - 06 October 2021

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