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First Tibet Film Festival in Dharamsala from Oct 29

By NewsDesk • Published on October 28, 2011

The third edition of the Tibet Film Festival will be held in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh from October 29-30, 2011. This is the first time the festival is being held in India simultaneously with its main venue in Zurich where the past two editions of the festival were held.

The festival will screen films by Tibetan filmmakers and hold roundtable on ‘What is a Tibetan Film?’.  There will be a short film competition on the theme ‘Mother’. The selected entries will be screened both in India and Switzerland and will run in competition for the $500 / $300 / $200 Jury Award and the $200 Audience Award. The films in competition will be posted on the “Filming for Tibet” homepage.

The Festival is collaboration between Filming for Tibet and the Tibetan Youth Association in Europe (TYAE). The event is dedicated to the imprisoned filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen who was detained in China in 2009 shortly after completing filming on his documentary film Leaving Fear Behind.

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