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Silent Dusk

Directed by Dandrin Dorje

November 4 / China / 2016 / Drama / 35 mins / Tibetan with Chinese, English subtitles / Colour / Canada Premiere

Preceded By:
Program 6: International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas
November 4, 2017 5:00 pm Box Office only


Two elderly people meet, connect and care for one another in this poetic meditation on life and love set against the stunning landscape of the Tibetan plateau. With the shadow of illness just around the corner, Dorje and Lhamo share their twilight years in stillness and peace.

Director's Bio

Born in 1987, Dandrin Dorje is an independent filmmaker from the Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai, China. He graduated from Communication University of China and is based in Beijing. Previous works include short films Butter Lamp (2013), Glass Beads (2014), and Reincarnation (2015), as well as various documentary works.


Director / Writer: Dandrin Dorje
Producer: Rigzen Gyatso

Preceded By

  1. Nov 4: Program 6 – International Shorts: How To Make Lemonade

    November 4 / 95 mins
    (Comedy, Romance, Drama, Crime, Documentary Shorts) A small-time hustler and a serenading street knife-sharpener. A dyslexic student and a suspicious gum-toting taxi driver.

    Precedes: Ballad of the Knife Sharpener, in blossom, Monday, Silent Dusk, A Taxi of Coldness