In the fortnight following Janmastami (Krishna's birthday; late August or early September), up to 300,000 pilgrims make the demanding hike up to the sacred Manimahesh Lake, at 4200m altitude, in honour of Lord Shiva…
Focuses on films made by Tibetans.
Every year since 935, Chamba has celebrated the annual harvest with the Minjar Festival in honour of the deity Raghuvir (an incarnation of Rama) – nowadays a week of processions, sports, folk dance and music and a v…
A dozen groups from Tibetan communities across India and Nepal gather for five days to perform Ache Lhamo, an ancient form of musical dance-theatre often nicknamed Tibetan Opera.
Speeches and cultural performances celebrate the anniversary of the Dalai Lama’s Nobel Peace Prize award.
On the new moon night of the Hindu month of Phalgun, Baijnath Temple is a particular focus for the Shivaratri Festival (www.mahashivratri.org).
A broad international selection of independent features, documentaries, shorts and children's films.
An eclectic array of international features, documentaries and shorts.