Drawing the Tiger Trailer (2015)

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Trailer for Drawing the Tiger which will be screening at the Hot Docs Film Festival.

Shot over seven years, Drawing the Tiger takes a sweeping view of one Nepalese family’s daily struggle to survive off of subsistence farming. Eat, pay their debts, stay alive—that’s their day-to-day reality. But when their bright daughter receives a scholarship to study in Kathmandu, the family’s prospects suddenly improve by leaps and bounds overnight. They rest their hopes and dreams on her narrow shoulders, but will the weight of their expectations crush her? Can she really break the cycle of poverty and redefine their collective destiny? She seems eager to try, promising to return and free her family from their hand-to-mouth existence. But when she doesn't come home, the family is forced to face their fate. Is their future set in stone or sand; is it solid or ever-shifting? Drawing The Tiger is a powerful portrait of pressure and the price one family pays for their golden opportunity that reminds us of what we can and cannot change.

Duration
1 min 50 sec

Views
1,745

Posted On
April 30, 2015
Director
Amy Benson

Writer
Unknown or Not Available

Studio
Independent

Release
April 23, 2015
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
Trailer Tracks
No Music Available
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