His hands tell a story. Marked with lines and callouses, they have carried heavy loads. The weight of a historical connection to a sacred land that has been punctuated by hardship and challenge in the shadows of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. Meet Dilip Kulung, a former porter who […]
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Is there a “Home” to return to?
Migrants who come back home can return with valuable new skills and contacts that can positively affect their home countries’ job market. But matters of identity, questions of belonging and shame at returning empty-handed can overwhelm purely economic concerns. This year’s Berlin Film Festival showed two films dealing with characters […]