Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Thu 24, Jul 2014 06:33 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Tibetan exiles commemorate 100 years of Shimla Convention
Violence in Gaza "unthinkable", says the Dalai Lama
Tibetan commerce body holds two-day workshop for young entrepreneurs
Reports of Dalai Lama being unwell not true, says a close aide
Tibetan legislators lobby Indian MPs for Tibet
Three Tibetans arrested in Sog County
Tibetan monk commits suicide in protest against religious repression
Chinese activist Hu Jia beaten up by 'plain clothed men'
Tibetan monk freed after serving sentence
Congressman Pitts ask China to open Tibet
 Latest Photo News
Monks repairing road leading towards Tsuglakhang before the arrival of the Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama from New Delhi. Incessant rain has caused the roads to wear out leaving huge potholes often leading to accidents. July 21, 2014/Phayul Photo/Kunsang Gashon
7 Petitioners lie on the pavement outside offices of China Youth Daily, after they drank pesticides to commit suicide. 12 people are being treated in hospitals after two separate incidents of mass suicide bids to publicize forced acquisition of land by government/16-7-2014, Telegraph
Incessant rain in Tibet's capital Lhasa has led to flooding in various parts of the city, including the sacred Jhokhang Temple/Photo/Lhasa Sonam's FB page
more photos »
Advertisement
Documentary film by former Tibetan political prisoner premieres in Dharamsala
Phayul[Wednesday, June 22, 2011 12:43]
Dharamsala, June 22 – The India premiere of ‘Tibet in Song’, a film by a former political prisoner and musicologist Ngawang Choephel was held in Dharamsala yesterday.

Ngawang Choephel, former political prisoner and musicologist speaking to the press. (Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal)
Ngawang Choephel, former political prisoner and musicologist speaking to the press. (Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal)
Ngawang traveled to Tibet in 1995 to record musical footage for a project inside Tibet. He was arrested by the Chinese government on charges of espionage and sentenced to 18 years in prison but released in 2002.

Ngawang says he has tried to show in his film how Tibetan performing arts and music has eroded under Chinese occupation.

“Tibet in Song’’ interweaves the unconfiscated footage from Choephel’s imprisonment in Tibet, archival footage, and interviews with artists and refugees living in the exile.

The Film will be screened for the students of Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, where Choephel studied before working as music and dance teacher at the Central School for Tibetans Mungod, on Wednesday, and for the staff of the Central Tibetan Administration on Thursday.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Richard Gere criticizes China over abuse in Tibet ‎
Documentary film by former Tibetan political prisoner premieres in Dharamsala
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2014 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement