Competition Documentary Shorts
DIRECTED BY ERIC BREITENBACH
USA, 2011, 7 MIN
FFF alum Breitenbach (My Father’s Son, FFF 2002; When Pigs Fly, FFF 2007) provides a verité peek inside a Buddhist monastery in Ladakh, India, revealing the joy and challenges faced by the youngest monks.
Eric Breitenbach (“Little Monks”) is a Central Florida photographer and filmmaker. His still photographs have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Details, Essence, and Doubletake magazines. Since 1994, he has produced documentaries for National Geographic Explorer, The Sundance Channel, The Sci-Fi Channel, Lifetime Real Women, and Public Television.