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The Story of the Weeping Camel

The Story of the Weeping Camel

Oct 8 - Oct 10, 2004

Directed by Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni
Rated PG, 93 min. - subtitled

Underwritten by Wild Oats & Zions Bank

Set in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, this startlingly beautiful documentary focuses on four generations of a family of nomadic camel herders living on the edge of civilization. A camel will not nurse its newborn, and the family must send two young boys on a journey to find a violinist to help in a traditional bonding ceremony. The film transports viewers to a place unique to most Western eyes and reminds us of the universality of familial love.

A truly beautiful film. - Richard Schickel, Time Magazine

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