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Sunday, August 31 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
The Most Dangerous Ways to School - Nepal

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The children from the village Kumpur in the high mountains of Nepal must walk through steep paths, to reach the dangerous and 60 meters wide river Trishuli. They cross it with a ramshackle ropeway, risking their life every day, and most of the kids never learned how to swim. On the other side they continue by hitchhiking, everything just to get to school. And a second time each day to get back. It is a brutal march and they walk it every day just to obtain a tiny iota of education. Risky, spectacular and sometimes just simply beautiful.

DIRECTOR: Joachim Foerster


Joachim Foerster

Joachim Foerster is making documentaries since 9 years, always with a focus on foreign countries and people living a daily life no one of us can imagine. He was in Chernobyl 25 years after the explosion, visited the exclusion zone in Fukushima and saw how people handle the radiation... Read More →

Sunday August 31, 2014 11:00am - 12:15pm PDT
Laurelhurst 2735 East Burnside Street Portland, Oregon

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