the sound of two hands clapping

A film by LAURENE LEPEYTRE
Produced by wendigo films

Synopsis

Pema, 21 years old, ans Choekyi, 32 years old, are Buddhist nuns living in a nunnery located in Dharamsalan, Northern India. One is Indian and the other one Australian. They belong to the new generation of Buddhist nuns who’ve got access to quality education since the 90s, just like monks.

Pema and Choekyi are keen on philosophical debate. As every year, they hope they could join the Winter Great Debate, which gathers together 500 nuns.

As the event approaches, Pema and her friend get prepared…