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Logline: “The Voice of the Lake” takes place in the fascinating Himalayas, portraying the spiritual and cultural life of the Bhutia and Leptcha people living in a remote community in Sikkim, India.
Best known by its mystic lake, also called “wish fulfilling lake,” this town has been considered a sacred place for some of the most important spiritual teachers who have meditated in the caves surrounding the lake for centuries. Every year this mystical village is the scene for a very important Tibetan Buddhist ceremony that takes place at the same time as a dancing and singing sikkimese competition. Pilgrims from all around come to the lake to join both celebrations.
Georgina Barreiro: Director/DP
Matias Roth: Producer
About the Film:
We want to show the strength and wisdom of this valuable culture. We have to learn from their intimate knowledge of ecosystems, deep respect for nature and connection with their ancestral tradition. In our modern society, ancient cultures around the world are threatened to disappear. We want to continue our journey to raise awareness, trying to bring people closer to ancestral cultures around the world. Through understanding, I think we can transform and build bonds between us. We invite you to be part of this wonderful creative process and support our project!
Current Status: We are fundraising.
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