Praveen Morchhale’s ‘Walking With The Wind’ won 3 National Awards
When asked the director about his first national award, he says, “I am honoured that my film has won 3 National Award and i am very glad about it. It was great that this year most of the regional films were noticed and got their due.” Earlier, Praveen has directed ‘Barefoot To Goa.’
Walking With The Wind is a charming Ladakhi tale, inspired by and dedicated to the Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami and borrows its title from a book of his poem.
The film has been selected in prestigious film festivals around the world – 41 Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Oct. 2017, CAMERIMAGE (International Film Festival of The Art of Cinematography), Mumbai Film Festival, International Competition, Fribourg International Film Festival, March Switzerland 2018 and won at Tertio Millennio Film Festival, Nov 2017, Rome (Italy).
10 years old Tsering lives in the difficult terrain of the Himalayas. One day he accidentally breaks his friend’s school chair. When he decides to bring the chair back to his village, the 7 Kilometres long journey back home in mountainous landscape on a donkey. Becomes even more arduous than usual. Chair is the metaphor for the awakening journey. Quest for the inner truth and reality, which people aspired to find in the adult world.