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Release date: 29 June 2019
Running time: 150 minutes
Chuskit, Ladakhi with English subtitles, India, 2018. Based on a true story in the mountains of Ladakh, we meet Chuskit - a joyous and strong-minded young girl whose dreams of going to school are cut short after an accident leaves her unable to walk. While her friends start school she is confined to life indoors in the company of her strict grandfather, Dorje, who is adamant she must stay at home. As her battle with her grandfather intensifies and Chuskit's hopes are getting crushed the family decides on a dramatic path of change.
Original title: LIFF 2019: Chuskit
Cast: Jigmet Dewa Lhamo, Morup Namgyal, Yangchen Dolma
Director: Priya Ramasubban
Age restrictions: U