Documentary Film - Tapriza School, Dolpo, Nepal

This documentary by Lou Sophie Doerig is about a school in Dolpo, Nepal. It was founded by locals (Semduk Lama and Geshe Yungdrung Wangyal) in 1998 in cooperation with Dr. Marietta Kind, a social anthropologist from Switzerland.

The school provides education up to the 10th grade. For the 11th and 12th grade the students go to Kathmandu. In the film present and former students as well as parents give their view about the school and provide an insight into the everyday life at Tapriza School.

Length: 21 min.     Languages: Englisch/Tibetisch/Nepali with English subtitles
Year of release: 2017

© 2017 Lou Sophie Dörig - Final assignment for the Matura. In Nepal with the support of the schoolmanagers Semduk Lama and Ramchandra Budha as well a the antrhopologist Dr. Marietta Kind, Franziska Dörig, Urs und Lili Furger; in Switzerland with the support of Bea and Franziska Dörig, Stefan Rohner, Thomas Lüchinger, Felix Stickel, Nathan Pharizat Zambaz.

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"Dokumentary, Tapriza School"

Dolpo -Tapriza Secondary School - Short Film by Kazuhiko Tsumura

A short film by Kazuhiko Tsumura on Tapriza School in Dolpo Running Time: 13:25 Min. Language: Original Year of release: 2015

A Way to Tapriza School

When the Tapriza School started in 1998, 38 children wanted to attend the classes instead of the expected 20. Meanwhile 104 Pupils are visiting the boarding school. The film gives a short insight into the daily life at school and home in Dolpo, a remote district in north west Nepal. Running time: 12 Min. Language: E Year of release: 2005

The film was filmed, cut and edited by Alexandra Rozkosny with the support of Semduk Lama, Angela Rohrer, Dominik Bürer, Marietta Kind.

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