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Becoming who I was

    Becoming Who I Was

    South Korea / Color / 95' / 2016

    Padma Angdu’s world turns upside down when the monastery where he belonged expels him. Although he is recognized as a ‘Living Buddha’ in Ladakh, the only thing that holds him together is the unfaltering love of his teacher. High expectations from his community leads the young Rinpoche into rebellion as he enters into adolescence. After having waited years in vain for his disciples from Tibet, the soon-to-be teenage Rinpoche and his aging teacher embark on an epic journey towards Tibet, in search of an answer

    Jin Jeon
    Chang-Yong Moon

    Jin Jeon is a producer and director who grew up in four different countries. She took a masters degree in media studies and practice at the University of Cape Town and worked for five years as a director and producer in South African television. Chang-Yong Moon is a South Korean director and cinematographer, he has been working in documentary since 1998. He has won numerous awards for his television documentaries, including the Prize for Excellence from the Korean Broadcasting System

    Cast & Crew

    • direction: Jin Jeon, Chang-Yong Moon
    • Screenplay: Jin Jeon, Chang-Yong Moon
    • Cinematography: Jin Jeon, Chang-Yong Moon
    • Editing: Jin Jeon, Chang-Yong Moon
    • Sound Design: Jin Jeon, Chang-Yong Moon
    • Film Cast: Padma Angdu, Urgain Rigzin
    • producer:: Jin Jeon, Chang-Yong Moon
    • original language:  Ladakhi, Tibetan


    • Jin Jeon
    • 1 Hectare of Happiness (2013)
    • Spring Day (2012)
    • Chang-Yong Moon
    • Inescapable Mountain (2016)
    • Golden Ratio Unveiled (2014)
    • 1 Hectare of Happiness (2013)
    • Unfinished War of the Yellow Sea (2012)