China 2019 – Director: Tunzi Gao – Original language: Other – Subtitles: English – Length: 82 min.

After the devastating 2008 earthquake in Southwest China the Qiang had to relocate. Tunzi Gao strikingly portrays their search for gods, spirits and ancestry in their new and old homes.


We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.




Tunzi Gao is a Chinese photographer and filmmaker. In his work he places special emphasis on the promotion of cultural heritage and documents mainly ethnic groups in Tibet and the Qiang.




Camera: Tunzi Gao. Sound: Dege Cairang. Editing: Qingsong Liao. Production: Emei Film Group. Producer: Jin Peng.

DOK.international Main Competition 2020

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