Thin Ice

Dolkar, a young Buddhist woman from Ladakh in the Himalayas, wants to play ice hockey. She and her friends try to make ice to skate on, get equipment and coaching. But the biggest problem is that the men in charge don’t think women ice hockey is important. Dolkar contacts the Muslim girls for support.
"As a former ice hockey player I immediately fell in love with Dolkar and her friends, when I saw the pictures of them playing ice hockey. It reminded me of my own childhood when we played ice hockey on the lake near our home in Sweden. We also made our own wooden goal cages and played hour after hour.The landscape in Ladakh is fantastic. But the thing which struck me even more was the people living there. Everyone was singing while working and complaints did not exist..."

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Visit: Nepal Startpagina, Tibet Startpagina, Bhutan Startpagina, Himalaya Startpagina


Håkan Berthas
Duration:  58 minutes

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