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BFFE - Vara, a Blessing

In rural India, a young woman named Lila and her mother Vinata, a temple dancer wed to a Hindu god, find themselves on the fringes of society, struggling to make ends meet.

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Shyam, a low-caste village boy with dreams of becoming a sculptor in the city, asks Lila to model for him. Lila agrees, even though she knows that if they are discovered, both their lives will be in jeopardy.Bhutanese Rinpoche and award winning film director Khyentse Norbu (The Cup, Travellers and Magicians) has made a mesmerizing tale of a young woman”s transition into adulthood.Set against the lush countryside in an Indian village not yet caught up to the modern world, Vara a Blessing seamlessly intertwines vivid dreamworlds of Hindu gods, classical bharatanatyam dance, and music. It”s a timeless story of love and devotion.


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