Luana: A Yak In The Classroom

Drama, Family 110 min
Saturday, March 19
Sunday, March 13

Nominated for an Oscar in Best International Feature Film, and only the second Oscar entry from Bhutan. A young teacher from Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu, is assigned to work at a remote mountain school against his will. He dreams of quitting his government job, emigrating to Australia and pursuing a career as a singer.

“…sharp-witted as well as soulful, reasonably suspenseful and brings news from a little-known area of the world.” — Joe Morgenstern , Wall Street Journal
“Donji’s screenplay finds an ideal balance of gentle humor and life-affirming drama.” — Richard Kuipers, Variety
directed by
Pawo Choyning Dorji
written by
Pawo Choyning Dorji
Sherab Dorji, Ugyen Norbu Lhendup, Kelden Lhamo Gurung