‘Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom’ Becomes the First Film From Bhutan to Earn an Oscar Nomination
It earned a nod in the category of 'Best International Feature Film'.
‘Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom’ became Bhutan’s first ever film to receive an Oscar nomination, earning a nod in the category of ‘Best International Feature Film’.
The film’s director Pawo Choyning Dorji wrote in a statement, “Today I am so very honored and proud, not as a filmmaker of an Oscar nominated film but as a Bhutanese. The nomination of ‘Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom’ for Best International Feature Film is a historic first for Bhutan, a small but very special country with so much wisdom and compassion to share with the rest of the world.”
The film’s trailer can be seen below.
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