U25 & Students
Disabled or Unwaged
Director: Kate Stryker, Lucas Millard
Duration: 82 mins
Baato (n. [Nepali] 1. path, trail; 2. way; 3. Road.)
This stunning new documentary follows Mikma and her family who travel on foot every winter from their village deep in the Himalayas to sell local medicinal plants in urban markets.
This year, construction of a new highway to China has begun in their roadless valley, bringing new challenges, new opportunities, and ultimately a new way of being to those who live along its path.