Tibetan monks watch a basketball game in a scene from the documentary Ritoma.

Ritoma documentary shows Tibetan villagers’ embrace of modern life and their struggle to preserve traditions

Academy Award-winning director Ruby Yang’s film uses the setting up of a basketball team in Ritoma, Tibet, to explore how villagers, newly empowered by access to the internet, are adapting to modernity

Topic |   Tibet

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Tibetan monks watch a basketball game in a scene from the documentary Ritoma.
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Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung is a culture reporter at the Post. She graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong with a degree in journalism and communication, and joined the Post in 2016.