Online dating has been a staple in Western culture since the inception of Match.com, but in a monastery deep in the mountains of Bhutan, the internet is being introduced for the first time.
In the Thomas Balmes-directed documentary “Sing Me A Song,” we follow one teenage monk’s relationship with this whole new world — specifically online dating.
The documentary, which premieres this month at the Toronto International Film Festival, follows Peyangki (eight years after being featured in Balmes’ “Happiness”) as he experiences the brave new world of technology and smartphones as it lures him away from the ancient practices of monastery life.
The integration of this new discovery of communication leads to an unlikely romance for Peyangki.
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