Watch The Film


Tashi's Turbine is also available worldwide for rental on Vimeo On Demand. 

Tashi’s Turbine is now available for home use and educational distribution through Documentary Educational Resources. DVD’s, Downloads, and streaming are available to individuals and institutions at this link.


Upcoming Screenings

Torelló Mountain Film - Torelló Spain - November 13th 2016

Rubin Museum  - New York City - June 1st 2016 


Host A Screening

If you are interested in organizing a screening of the film in your community, institution, or university please contact us at info [at] vacant-light [dot] com We can arrange for the film’s director Amitabh Joshi, or main subject Tashi Bista, to participate in a Q&A live or via Skype.



Tashi's Turbine aired on PBS's The World Channel and Facebook Live on November 13, 2016.  Tashi's Turbine was previously available through Comcast VOD in March of 2016.

Past Festival Screening

CAAMFest 2015 Official Selection
CAAMFest 2015 Special Jury Mention
Himalayan Film Festival 2015 Official Selection
Society For Visual Anthropology Film Festival 2015 Official Selection
Film South Asia 2015 Official Selection
Ethnografilm Official Selection 2016
Edinburgh Nepali Film Festival (ENFF) 2016
Himalayan Film Festival: Films From the Roof of the World 2016
Arkipel International Film Festival 2016
International Zakopane Mountain Film Festival 2016
BBVA Mountain Film Festival of Torelló 2016
Torelló Mountain Film Festival Special Jury Prize  2016
Bansko Mountain Film Festival 2016