Archive for category: Bhutan

/ 05/27/2012 10:56 AM

2 docs from Asia won AIBD World TV Awards

The 2 asian winners of 2012 Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD)’s World TV Awards are: . “DHARMA – WHERE DOES HAPPINESS LIE?” directed by Chan-Gyu, Yun and Geun-Young, Choi and broadcast by KBS - Korea won the CATEGORY HUMANITY for the Best TV Documentary Promoting Religious Understanding and Tolerance” . “OZONE – THE HUMAN FACTOR” directed by Rehan Ahmed and [...]

/ 04/24/2012 11:49 AM

‘Himalayan Meltdown’ wins prize at Worldfest International Film Festival

The United Nations Development Programme-produced film “Himalayan Meltdown” won the prestigious Platinum Award in the broadcast documentary category at the 45th annual Worldfest International Film Festival, the oldest independent film festival in the world. The one-hour film examines the shrinking glaciers of the Himalayas and the effects they have on the lives and livelihoods of billions of people in Asia. [...]

/ 02/21/2012 2:49 AM

“Himalaya Meltdown”: will Mount Everest be around for another century?

A new documentary looks at the socio-economic and environmental issues that envelope the Himalayas and its glaciers. This is a must-watch for naturalists and eco warriors. By: The Guide Team   Date:  2012-02-20 If you care for India’s fast-vanishing natural wonders that are constantly under threat from all kinds of dangers, you might want to change plans for this evening. “Himalayan [...]

/ 06/08/2011 2:27 AM

“Himalayan Meltdown”: New Climate Change Film to Screen at Asia Society

Later this month, Asia Society’s centers in Washington, D.C., and New York will feature screenings of a new documentary on climate change entitled “Revealed: Himalayan Meltdown” (see trailer below). The 45-minute film, which shows June 9 in D.C. and June 14 in New York, features footage from Asia Society’s multimedia project China Green. Co-produced by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), [...]

/ 12/12/2010 11:03 PM

Thomas Balmes: “after Japan, Mongolia and China, I would like to make a doc about Bhutan”.

The French doc, "Babies" opened the 2nd iDocs Forum