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16 year-old Sonam Wangmo lives in Ladakh, India, with her family and friends. Her family is very poor and to ease her parents financial burden she decides to become a nun. It’s a very difficult choice to make and she communicates her fears and her doubts.
She undergoes a journey of 450 days in the Himalaya at 5,200m altitude and in harsh and cold weather. A pilgrimage that will make her an adult.
Gold Medal at the New York Festivals TV&Film Awards for Documentary: Human Concerns
Special Jury Award at the WorldFest Houston for Documentary