When the Kingdom of Bhutan joined the United Nations in 1971, archery was designated as its national sport. Archery in Bhutan is a rich part of the cultural fabric. But both internal and external factors have begun to change the face of traditional game in Bhutan. Kingdom of Archers explores the many facets of archery in Bhutan and addresses the challenges of cultural preservation against the forces of modernization, westernization, and economic development.
Wednesday 11/3 11:40 a.m. Pineview 6
Friday 11/5 5:00 p.m. Pineview 7
Run time 1:17
Director: Robert Hixon Hanson
Producer: Robert Hixon Hanson