The Tears of Shiva

2021 MOFF Official Selection

About This Project


Mikel Sarasola

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Change is part and parcel of development and Nepal is undergoing a major transformation. Under the threat of disruption from hydropower, four kayakers descend the fierce waters of the Karnali to learn the secrets of this sacred river before power production leaves it forever changed.

This film to be screened:

8/6/21 – The Nezinscot Program

Special Note:

New England Premiere

Filmmaker Bio:

I am a 33 year old whitewater kayaker who after many expeditions around the globe started to document the adventures and learning how to tell stories. My first film was back in 2014 and since then I have been working in several projects always about whitewater kayaking.

8/6 Eastern Promenade, Nurture Nature Program