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01 January 1970, 01:00

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Blue Poppy is the story of three young Tibetan women and their mission to save traditional medicinal plants from extinction.

Moving between the mountainsides of Tibet and the Royal Botanic Garden in Scotland this film follows the encounter of traditional botanical knowledge with time-honoured horticultural techniques.

Rich in colour and generous landscapes, Blue Poppy unhurriedly reveals the looming crisis facing Tibetan medicine and the inspirational plans to conserve not only the plants but the very roots of Tibetan culture.

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