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Treasure of the Lisu

Can one musician carry an ethnic tradition?

Overview

Genre
Anthropology, Cultural History, Minorities, Religion, and Music
Synopsis

Treasure of the Lisu tells the story of one of the last remaining tradition bearers of the Lisu ethnic group in a remote mountain village in southwest China, just south of the Tibetan plateau. With mountains of new changes seeping in to every crevice of his life, will his culture survive?

Stage
finished
Running time
30 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Waterdrop Films
Country
United States
Years of Production
2007 - 2010
Locations
Upper Yunnan Province/Tibetan border

Distribution Details

Release year
2010
Festivals
SVA, RAI, Banff Mountain
Distribution
Documentary Educational Resources
Language
Lisu ethnic and Chinese Mandarin
Subtitles
English, Italian

Photos

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