Running Time: 59 minutes
"**** Four stars. Highly Recommended."
- Video Rating Guide for Libraries
and compelling...Ladakh's growing pain and confusion is a mirror of the
emptiness at the very heart of the 'developed' world. What they are losing
so painfully, we let go long ago."
- Utne Reader
Ancient Futures is a remarkable look at the root causes of our environmental and social crises,
and a powerful challenge to re-examine what we mean by "progress."
Ladakh, or "Little Tibet," is a harsh, beautiful land high in the Western Himalayas of India.
A model of sustainable living, the traditional Ladakh culture has prospered, virtually free of
crime and pollution. Now, centuries of ecological balance and social harmony are eroding as the
result of western influences.