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Solidarity Award Raiffeisenkasse Trento and Bolzano to AWARDED “Nowhere to Call Home. A Tibetan in Beijing “by Jocelyn Ford. Reason: Subjective Without commentary, the film tells the fortitude of a Tibetan young widow who does not want to accept the constraints of tradition, and faces a path of emancipation.
NOWHERE TO CALL HOME: A TIBETAN IN BEIJING
Jocelyn Ford, 77 ‘, China, United States, 2014
In a world divided in two, modernity and tradition are Likely to be the hard faces of the same coin. If Beijing, with its skyscrapers, its suburban chaos, its inhospitable gray sky, rejects Zanta Because Belonging to the Tibetan minority, is not far behind the village where he lived as a young married: the mountains, With Their rigid secular, women are the last link in the social chain, “not worth a penny.” A film, That Joselyn director of Ford, Which no rhetoric, tells us the fortitude of the young widow Tibetan That, for the sake of the child and its future, does not want to accept the static constraints of tradition, and faces, with the support an American journalist, a path of emancipation. The sacrifice to leave Their Land, Their loved ones, to live on the edge of a world in cui you do not belong, it Becomes milder, if there is Hope that the future will be better for Those who come after us.
Widow only 28 years old, Zanta decides to rebel against His father and marry rather than the last child of the family to flee DECIDED to Beijing along with His seven year old son. The two Group makes but quickly Marginalized as Tibetans and Zanta is forced to live as a street vendor. And ‘then he knows an American journalist who decides to help her and to take her to His village : will be the beginning of a relationship That will bring the two women to fight against discrimination against women.