WFC Bhutan: Phörpa

This is a very original film. The actors (presumably non-professional) are a bit stiff and awkward, but it’s weirdly appropriate. The plot sounds very high concept (it’s about football mad Tibetan monks (in India)), but it’s also about Tibet and China and exile and recurring jokes. It’s both fun and really interesting.

The Cup. Khyentse Norbu. 1999. Bhutan.

Independence Day Mojito

  • 3 parts whisky
  • 1 part lime juice
  • 1 part simple syrup
  • mint leaves
  • watermelon cubes
  • raspberries
  • soda water

Middle the mint leaves, raspberries and watermelon in a cocktail shaker. Add the other ingredients and ice. Shake and strain into a Highball glassed filled with ice. Top up with soda water and garnish with a sprig of mint.

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