In the misty foothills of India's Himalayan mountain range, sits an isolated village called Malana. Throughout the village's long history, it has always remained fiercely independent from the outside world. Today, this is changing with construction of a road up the once remote Malana valley. The road brings with it promises of new opportunities and development, but it also brings the unknown. Will the Malanese be able to preserve their unique culture, or will it be swept away by the forces of globalization?