Director: Arun Bhattarai
Country: Bhutan
Year: 2023

Dreams of Birds Flying in the Sky explores the complex realities of persons living with disabilities in the Himalayan country of Bhutan. The experiences of those featured in the film show the impact that living with a disability has on education, work, culture, religion, and more. Despite the challenges they face, the participants in the film explore what it means to live a life of purpose and joy.

This film will be available to stream until 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, October 27, 2023. 


A young man in rural southern Bhutan contemplates his dreams and aspirations.

Two young women with limited vision discuss their hopes and dreams.

A young man with cerebral palsy rides his bike down a steep Himalayan mountain road in Thimphu.

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A young man in a wheelchair offers prayers at his family’s Buddhist altar.