By Junaid Khan
The documentary is about the indigenous and aboriginal lifestyle of tribal people living in Gabral Valley of Hindu Kush mountains and their seasonal migration. Nobody live in this valley in winter due to severe snow falling and the valley becomes no man’s land. When the frozen valley is converted into a lush green pastures in summer, the people return to their homes. Inhabitants of the valley live on the very edge of this extreme environmental conditions flooding in monsoon a big worry for them.
The valley’s lifestyle is dependent upon 4 characters; the elderly of the valley, the messenger (horse rider), the fisherman and shepherd. The documentary revolves around these characters, their night journey when wolves howling are at its peak; after harvesting they migrate to lower regions of KPK like Mardan, leaving their ancestral place. They have repeated this journey for generations.
The complete documentary would be released soon.