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The film Heart in the Mandala is a modern Bhutanese love story, tragically scarred by a past once forgotten act of corruption. Read more

Thimphu, Bhutan Shorts
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This project was successfully funded on January 6, 2012.

The film Heart in the Mandala is a modern Bhutanese love story, tragically scarred by a past once forgotten act of corruption.

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Film Festival Japan

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We are happy to share that "Heart in the Mandala" had its international premiere in Japan- at the Fukuoka International Film Festival. It will also be exhibited in an ongoing event at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum during their Triennale! Thanks to all for your support! 

It was earlier screened in Thimphu during the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, where Kuensel newspaper wrote this review: http://www.kuenselonline.com/ktwosection/film-that-puts-you-to-thinking/#.VBkw1T4rf20

Photos from the Japan event! Thank you all!!!!

Bottom write up and photo from Heart in the Mandala
Bottom write up and photo from Heart in the Mandala
Audience at the screening during the festival
Audience at the screening during the festival
Heart in the Mandala Actress on the big screen!
Heart in the Mandala Actress on the big screen!

Music release and DVD ready

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Dear Backers, 

We have already emailed all of you about any changes in your mailing address as the DVD is finally printed and ready to be sent out! 

In the meantime, we're very happy to share this song with you which was adapted and recorded in Dzongkha just for the film, with the kind permission of the Seattle based band- Grand Hallway. 

Happy Holidays and Enjoy!

https://soundcloud.com/grandhallway/ai-num-little-sister-bhutanese

Premiere

Dear Backers, 

We are very happy to say that the film was finally premiered in Thimphu last evening, and were very happy that some of the backers were there with us. We received many kind words on the film, and hope one day you too shall see it. Thank you all for your generous support. 

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Premiere

Dear Backers, 

As we finalize the film, we are planning a small premiere for the film here in Thimphu. Please let me know who will be here in Bhutan this year, in March/April, so we can give you an invitation to the event. You can also email us at dakinny@yahoo.com

thank you and more updates soon!

Dechen and Dhondup

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