Director

Pawo Choyning Dorji

1 Film in collection

Pawo Choyning Dorji is a writer, photographer and filmmaker from the Kingdom of Bhutan. Pawo's introduction to film came in 2012 when he worked as Khyentse Norbu's assistant for the later's feature Vara – A Blessing. In 2016 he produced the critically acclaimed Bhutanese feature Hema Hema – Sing me a song while I wait. The film had its world premiere at the 69th Festival del film Locarno and went on to win the Special Mention at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Lunana – A Yak in the Classroom is his Directorial debut.

Filmography

2020 LUNANA

Lunana (Flyer)

Lunana (2020)

Struggling with his profession as a teacher, Ugyen is sent to Lunana in northern Bhutan for his final year of training. With a warm welcome, the local children try to win him over but they do not have much time... More