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Black Goat

Kalo Bakhra


A film by Tang Yi

Genre(s): Drama

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Black Goat

  • Biography:

    Tang Yi was born and raised in Fuzhou, China.She has always been curious about her surroundings and the other side of the world. Prior to filmmaking, she was an accounting major at college and a singer-songwriter under Universal Hong Kong.She concentrates on stories untold and voices unheard, especially on lives of Asian women.She likes to capture bright moments in a dark struggling life. Starting from a short term cultural exchange program in a monastery in Nepal at college, she travels often between China and Nepal. A lot of her story ideas are inspired by the Buddhist nuns that she is friend with.She currently resides in New York as a graduate film student at Tisch School of the Arts.


Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2019: Austin Film Festival Jury Award for Narrative Student Short
  • 2020: Palm Springs International Shortfest
  • 2020: Edinburgh International Film Festival
  • 2020: AFI Fest Special Mention
  • 2020: St. Louis International Film Festival Best Live Action Short


A new girl at a nunnery gets her first menstruation. She believes that she has been cursed and she needs to sacrifice a black goat to avoid her further misfortune.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 12'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Country(ies) of production: Nepal / United States
  • Original Language(s): Nepalese
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Audience: General Audiences
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Pasang Dolma
  • Screenplay: Tang Yi
  • Cinematographer: Dominica Eriksen
  • Editor: Tang Yi, Nimesh Shrestha
  • Music: Bipin Sthapit, Lemon Guo
  • Producer: Tang Yi, Prabin Kumar Rawat, Pandey K Sab, Junyi Wu

Company Credits

  • Produced by: NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Cryptid Films