Sanansaattaja (Barde de Gesar)

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Copresentation with Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (RIDM)
Tuesday, August 5 2014 - 6:30 pm


The saga of King Gesar, with over a million known verses, is the most monumental literary work in the history of humanity. Dawa, an illiterate shepherd, like so many predecessors, has received the gift of speech in a Shamanic trance. The verses of the epic poem come up in his dreams. 

Filmmaker in attendance


Producer(s) :

Jouko Aaltonen

Production house or group : Illume Oy

Tibetan OV
82 minutes
Donagh Coleman, Lharitgso