T2, Theater 2
Followed by discussion with Bari Pearlman and Lama Norlha Rinpoche

Daughters of Wisdom. 2007. USA. Directed by Bari Pearlman. In Tibetan; English subtitles. 68 min.

Daughters of Wisdom is an intimate portrait of the lives of a little-known sect of nuns of the Kala Ringo Monastery in remote rural Nangchen, Tibet. Under the leadership of a progressive teacher, the nuns are receiving unprecedented educational and religious training, and preserving their rich cultural heritage even as they slowly reshape it.

This film accompanies ContemporAsian.