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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: DOCUMENTARY

IN THE SPIRIT OF LAXMI

Directed by Michael Rogers and Meghan Shea
SHORT DOCUMENTARY 30 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE IN THE SPIRIT OF LAXMI

In the Spirit of Laxmi follows the journey of Gerhard Wiehahn as he raises an injured leopard cub in India's Rajasthan province. Wiehahn commits 16 months of his life to raising the cub with the goal of returning her to the wilderness from which she came. They become increasingly inseparable as the months go by and they move toward their final goodbyes.

Documentary
About the Director(s)
MICHAEL ROGERS has worked as a director and DP with National Geographic Television and Discovery Networks among others. MEGHAN SHEA currently works at Persistent Productions. She recently directed Shooting For Democracy about Bhutan's 2008 transition to democracy.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Documentary
  • Year:
    2010
  • Length:
    30 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    New York
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Primary Cast:
    Gerhard Weihahn, Laxmi
  • Director:
    Meghan Shea, Michael Rogers
  • Producer:
    Meghan Shea
  • Director of Photography:
    Michael K. Rogers
  • Executive Producer:
    Trina Dingler-Ebert
  • Composer:
    Mike MacAllister, Dan Venne, Aaron Kotler
  • Sound Editor:
    Justin Matley, Peter Buccellatto
  • Sound Mixer:
    Justin Matley

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