The Saltmen Of Tibet

  • 1997
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Documentary

Ethnographic filmmaking at its finest. High among the snowy peaks of the Himalayas lie the vast salt lakes of Northern Tibet -- dry lake beds worked for thousands of years by nomadic saltmen. Ulrike Koch located a community of these rapidly dwindling salt-gatherers, and was granted the rare privilege of accompanying a four-man caravan on the annual, monthlong...read more

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