3,200 meters (10,500 feet) high up in the eastern Amdo region of the Tibetan Plateau lies the remote village of Ritoma – home to Tibetan nomads, Buddhist monks, and Norlha Textiles


A 60-min Documentary by Oscar-Winner Ruby Yang

Film Screenings:

MovieMovie City Plaza (Hong Kong)

April 9th, 2PM
Hong Kong University (Hong Kong)

(US PREMIERE) June 9th, 12:30PM
Bozeman Film Celebration (Bozeman, MT, USA)

June 17th, 3:15PM
Historic Everett Theatre (Everett, WA, USA)

June 21st, 7:15PM
Wong Auditorium, Tang Center, MIT (Cambridge, MA, USA)

June 22nd, 7:30PM
Tai Kwun – Centre for Heritage and Arts (Hong Kong)

June 27th, 7:45PM
Broadway Cinematheque (Hong Kong)

June 28th, 7:00PM
Asia Society (Hong Kong)


Support the upcoming Tibetan Wheelchair Basketball Exchange
(September 1-8, 2018)


On any given day on the vast Plateau you will find nomads herding their yak and sheep and monks reciting their mantras. You will also find them playing one of their favorite sports: Basketball


Norlha Basketball consists of the nomads of the Zorge Ritoma region, the nomads-turned-artisans of Norlha Textiles, and an advisory board of local monks. Both men and women of Ritoma play nearly every day in the snow and freezing temperatures, and in tournaments with up to 60 teams from surrounding clans and monasteries.


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