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Facing the Mountain
Specs: INDIA - 2016 - 21 min
Filmmaker: Vaibhav Kaul & Ross Harrison
Theme: climate change
A story of human resilience in the face of environmental disaster. India’s Kendernath Hindu temple, perched amid the Garhwal Himalayas, is a spiritual destination to which thousands migrate annually. FACING THE MOUNTAIN is a retelling of the destruction of this temple during a deluge in 2013 brought on by climate change. This is the story of those whose faith is unwavering amid environmental challenges.