RAS Documentary

Writer's Bookstore, 677 Julu Road

Nowhere to Call Home

Convener: Nianci Li

Nowhere to Call Home provides a rare glimpse into the world of a Tibetan farmer, torn between her traditional way of life and her desire for her son to have a better future in the city. Shot in the slums of Beijing and a remote village, this gripping story of a woman determined to beat the odds puts a human face on the political strife that fractures China and Tibet.

Along the way it challenges common western stereotypes about Tibetans, and reveals a dark side of village life, where, as the saying goes, “women aren’t worth a penny.”

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