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Tibetan Nomads Negotiate the Crossroads Between Tradition...

Locho and Yama are nomadic herders in Tibet's high grasslands, who carve their existence from the land as their ancestors have for generations. As traditional nomadic life confronts rapid modernization, Summer Pasture captures a family at a crossroads, ultimately revealing the profound sacrifice they will make to ensure their daughter's future.

Premiere Date: May 10, 2012 | Runtime: 00:01:54

Season 19

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