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The Reindeer People

The Reindeer People (0+)

France, 2005, colour, 52 min.
Director: Hamid Sardar
This film is an intimate portrait of a family of Dukha reindeer nomads following their migration through the forests of Mongolia’s Hovsgol province. They move with a herd of about a hundred reindeer through a sacred forest inhabited by the spirits of their ancestors, who communicate to the living through songs.

Hamid Sardar

Hamid Sardar

a Harvard University Ph.D scholar of Inner Asian Studies is an associate of the Harvard Film Study Center. He was a director of the School for International Training’s anthropological field studies program in Mongolia between 2000-2003. He is currently, president and co-founder of the Axis-Mundi Foundation, set up in Switzerland, which aims to support cultural and scientific exchange between modern civilization and the wisdom of traditional cultures around the world.
France, 2005, colour, 52 min.
Director: Hamid Sardar
This film is an intimate portrait of a family of Dukha reindeer nomads following their migration through the forests of Mongolia’s Hovsgol province. They move with a herd of about a hundred reindeer through a sacred forest inhabited by the spirits of their ancestors, who communicate to the living through songs.