Children of the Snow Land

  • WE'RE SHORTLISTED FOR A GRIERSON AWARD

    We’ve been shortlisted for Best Cinema Documentary by the Grierson Awards, which is so prestigious in the documentary world. 

    It’s taken five years to make 'Children of the Snow Land' and we’re a true indie film, so we’re delighted to have got this industry recognition. 

    It just shows that if you believe in something passionately and keep going then you can make miracles happen! 

    We’re so happy that so many people are hearing the story of the amazing Snowland children, separated for 12 years from their families for an education. 

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  • JOIN A TREKKING EXPEDITION WITH THE SNOWLAND CHILDREN

    You can now join an expedition with the Snowland children to help them reconnect with family and trek the journeys shown in the film.

    Director Zara Balfour is launching a social enterprise to enable more children to be reconnected with their parents upon their graduation from Snowland School.

    The not-for-profit, Snowland Journeys, offers people the chance to go on the trekking expeditions featured in the film, accompanying the children as they journey home upon graduation from the school each year.

    By going on the journey with the children, trekkers will be directly helping to fund the children to reconnect with family after 12 years away at school. 

    The first treks will be in April 2020.  

    For more information, to sign up for a trek, or to sponsor a child’s education, please email info@snowlandjourneys.com

    or see www.snowlandjourneys.com

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  • BBC NEWS FEATURED US

    BBC News made a story about our film and it was the most watched story of the day on BBC News!

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  • Photos from the UK Theatrical Premiere

    Our three stars, Nima, Tsering and Jeewan, flew to London for the UK theatrical premiere and embarked upon a two week Q&A tour around the country. 

    See all the photos from the London premiere and Q&A.  Photos by Frank Noon.

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  • UK CINEMA RELEASE AND GALA PREMIERE

    Children of the Snow Land will be released in UK cinemas from March 2019, starting with a Gala Premiere at Curzon Soho cinema.

    Tickets for the Gala Premiere are available at the Curzon Cinema Soho website.

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  • TV BROADCAST ON ARTE

    We're delighted to announce that Children of the Snow Land will be broadcast on the TV channel Arte.  

    Both Arte France and Arte Germany will show the film.      

    See our screenings page for details.

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  • VICE PRESIDENT OF NEPAL VIEWS THE FILM

    Deeply honoured that the Vice President of Nepal came as guest of honour to a special preview screening of Children of the Snow Land, accompanied by special guests the ex-Prime Minister and ex-Foreign Minister and Mayor.  The event was hosted by Miss Nepal.  Proceeds from this special screening go direct to help the Himalayan children living and studying at Snowland School, who are separated from their parents from age 4 to age 16 so that they can get an education.

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  • Official Selection at Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

    We're delighted to be screening as part of Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. 

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  • Best International Documentary Award at DOC LA

    We've won the BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY Award at DOC LA Film Festival in Los Angeles.  We're very thankful to the festival and delighted to win this wonderful award.  One of our editors, David Potter, was there to collect the Award.

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  • Children of the Snow Land soundtrack album available now on iTunes and Spotify.

    Our film soundtrack album, composed by Chris Roe, is now available to buy from iTunes and to stream on Spotify

    13 tracks of relaxing, original musical, evoking the journey of our brave children across the Nepalese highlands.

    Have a listen to add some relaxation to your day...


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