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The Keriya 最后的沙漠守望者
Director:Ji Lin , Shen Pengfei
Country / Region:China| Japan
Particular year:2016
Length of time:85 min
Finalist of Golden Kapok Award Competition
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There is an isolated oasis in the heart of Taklimakan Desert where there live the mysterious Keriya people. The film tells survival stories of residents there to show these people’s touching and lonely attachment to their beloved home. The Keriya people have been living in this "Sea of Death" for over 400 years. The camera vividly captured their unique customs and history, life and death and also pain and joy. This documentary represents the Keriya people's deep love toward this land when facing the increased population and harsh environmental condition. It offers viewers enlightenment to rethink the meaning of life.


Director: Ji Lin Director: Shen Pengfei