Yak Dung (Film Screening)


Green Docs: From Global to Local

Yak Dung
Director Lanzhe
2010, China. 50 min.

Starts at 4:30 pm


For nomadic families on the Tibetan Plateau, yak dung is a renewable and readily available energy source for staying warm, making sacrifices and providing light. Yak dung is also used to build homes and fences, fertilize grass, and as a medicinal ingredient, detergent, and material for sculptures. It is an indispensable part of the Tibetan culture and livelihood. Living with yak dung is part of a lifestyle that has coexisted with nature for centuries. But more and more people on the plateau are drifting away from this way of life.

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Event Details

Sun 08 Dec 2013
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Buy Tickets
HK$50 Asia Society members;HK$60 Non-members
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