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Best online winner award winner

BEST ONLINE FEATURE AWARD WINNER: VARA: A BLESSING

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Country: Bhutan
The Best Online Feature Award goes to Vara: A Blessing:

Raised in a sheltered village, young Lila yearns for a life devoted to Hindu worship, like that of her devadasi mother, but she begins to encounter worldly obstacles to her spiritual fulfillment. Guileless, Lila agrees to model for a lowly village boy who hopes to become a sculptor, unknowingly endangering both of their lives under the ever-present gaze of the villagers, especially the village landlord’s son. | Read More
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VARA: A BLESSING

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Khyentse Norbu
  • Country: Bhutan
Raised in a sheltered village, young Lila yearns for a life devoted to Hindu worship, like that of her devadasi mother, but she begins to encounter worldly obstacles to her spiritual fulfillment. Guileless, Lila agrees to model for a lowly village boy who hopes to become a sculptor, unknowingly endangering both of their lives under the ever-present gaze of the villagers, especially the village landlord’s son. | Read More
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