Director: Dadren Wanggyal
Language: VOSE | VOSC
Gelak is an illegitimate girl living alone with her mother Samdan in a remote Tibetan village, where women are not allowed to join the Sang Offering on the Sacred Mountain. Samdan has always depended on men for her livelihood and the villagers have treated Gelak as a ruthless witch. Fed up with the prejudice she has to face, Gelak decides to defy traditions and fight for herself. Based on the award-winning novel by famed Tibetan author A Lai, Wind unfolds an authentic picture of the amazing landscape and ethnic culture in Tibet and empowers the women living there.
Born in Songpan, Sichuan, Dadren Wanggyal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Film and Television Production from China Communication University and a postgraduate degree in Cinematography from Beijing Film Academy. Dadren has 6 years of experience as a TV news cameraman and is the first Tibetan director to enter documentary projects at CCTV.