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A Song for Tibet

Directed by Anne Henderson
Canada, 1991 (documentary, 57 minutes, colour, English)
Also known as "Le Tibet : chant d'exil"
A Song for Tibet
Photo © National Film Board of Canada
Video (National Film Board of Canada)

Film Description:
"A land of snow and mountains, of burgundy-clad monks and prayer wheels -- this mythical image of Tibet hides the tragedy of a forgotten people. Since the invasion of their territory by China some forty years ago, Tibetans have been struggling for cultural and political survival in a world surprisingly indifferent to their plight. Filmed in the Indian Himalayas and in Canada, A Song for Tibet tells the dramatic story of the efforts by Tibetans-in-exile, including the Dalai Lama, to save their homeland and preserve their heritage against overwhelming odds."
-- National Film Board of Canada (source)

Film Credits (partial):
Written by: Anne Henderson, Erna Buffie
Produced by: Anne Henderson, Kent Martin. Abbey Jack Neidik, Colin Neale, Ali Kazimi
Cinematography: Ali Kazimi
Film Editing: Anne Henderson
Music: Neil Smolar
Production Company: Arcady Films, DLI Productions, National Film Board of Canada / Office national du film du Canada
(sources)

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