The Split Horn: Life of A Hmong Shaman in America (2001)

NR 56 minMar 8th, 2001
America has become the testing ground for the enduring strength of Hmong culture. THE SPLIT HORN documents the journey of Hmong shaman Paja Thao and his family from the mountains of Laos to the heartland of America: Appleton, Wisconsin. This poignant film shows a shaman's struggle to maintain his ancient traditions as his children embrace American culture. The evocative narrative captures the daily struggle of Paja Thao's family between two worlds.
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DirectorTaggart Siegel