Docpoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival

Programme (2020)

Thomas Balmès (2020)

Award-winning director Thomas Balmès (b. 1969) brings his new film to Helsinki. The documentary SING ME A SONGcontinues with the theme of the 2014 DocPoint festival favourite Happiness. In Balmès’ new documentary, life is about to change for Buddhist monk Peyangki as internet and social media arrive in his remote village in Bhutan. The film shows how radical and fast the change brought by technology has been to Peyangki’s life.

Thomas Balmès is in Helsinki from January 31 to February 2.