Even the biggest dream will remain the smallest idea without hard work. Even the smallest dream will become the biggest idea with hard work.
— Stanzin Dorjai Gya

Stanzin Dorjai Gya, a filmmaker living in Ladakh, India, is dedicated to sharing stories that open the viewers’ eyes and minds to the unique challenges of life in the High Himalayas. His subjects are as compelling as the landscape. His message is as profound as the surrounding mountaintops.

the filmmaker

Stanzin Dorjai Gya's mission and background

The shepherdess and the glaciers

An award-winning documentary, offering an intimate portrayal of a shepherdess living in India’s High Himalayas as she tends her herd of cashmere goats throughout the harsh winter months and the ever-present threat of predators.