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The Russian Geographic Society presents:

“Planet Tuva”

Directors: Svetlana Rodina, Alexander Menshov

2019 * 58 minutes

English subtitles

The documentary film “Planet Tuva” tells the story of the most unknown, unique, and distinctive republic in Russia. The main characters are two representatives of different cultures from opposite ends of the world. They embark on a journey to find the symbolic entrance to Shambhala, visit nomadic reindeer herders, interact with nomadic shepherds, visit a local temple and an Old Believers’ village in the taiga, and reflect on themes of East and West, Reason and Spirituality, past and future.

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