Mountain Man
Work in progress
Synopsis:
One of Bhutan’s first glaciologists risks his life every year as he hikes for days through dangerous terrain to measure the rapidly receding glaciers of the Himalayas. Will the glaciers ever stop melting at this pace or will he ever stop climbing?
Filmmakers:
Arun Bhattarai
Director
Arun Bhattarai’s first feature length documentary The Next Guardian premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) in 2017. It has since been screened at major festivals, had theatrical releases and broadcasted around the world. The film was developed in several international workshops and pitching forums (IDFAcademy Summer School, Dare to Dream, TokyoDocs, AIDC etc). The film was supported by the IDFA Bertha Fund, The Bhutan Film Trust and the Creative Europe Media Fund.