RITOMA

Where Basketball meets Tibet

Format: HD
Duration: 57 ’
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Available versions: English
Rights: All Rights / Worldwide except USA
Director: Ruby Yang
Producer: CHANG AI MEDIA PROJECT

Synopsis

The Tibetan Plateau is one the world's highest and largest and home to the village Ritoma which inhabitants struggle to keep their nomadic culture alive while embracing modern world, notably in the form of their new found passion: basketball.

Helped by an American coach, the villagers want to build the best team around and decide to organize a tournament.

RITOMA is a rich and moving human story of former nomads and monks playing basketball on a high altitude windswept outdoor ground. These colorful characters uncover another Tibetan reality at the crossroads of tradition and modernity.