Ngawang Choephel's documentary, Tibet in Song, takes us on an intimate journey inside 21st century Tibet: featuring a live array of endangered indegenous songs sung by Tibetans themselves, and weaving complex stories of raw Tibetan beauty, authoritarian brutality, intense pain, and unwavering resilience in a way never before seen on film.
Ngawang, who was arrested by chinese authorities, and falsely charged with spying while filming folk songs in Tibet, spent nearly 7 years in Chinese prisons as a political prisoner for the making of Tibet in Song.
Ngawang's unique story as filmaker turned political prisoner guides the film and stands as a testament to the power of music to overcome oppression.
New York City Opening
Sept. 24 - Oct. 2
One week only!
Cinema Village Theater
22 East 12th Street
New York, NY 10003
Tickets and showtimes at www.cinemavillage.com
Ngawang Choephel will be present at all 5:00 p.m. & 7:10 p.m. screenings.