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A Song for Tibet / National Film Board of Canada.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorNational Film Board of Canada.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1991.
Description1 streaming video file (57 min.) : sound, color
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Songs and Dances Dying Inside Tibet (3:05) -- Forced Into Exile (2:44) -- Preserving Culture (2:32) -- Safe Haven for Tibetan Refugees (2:49) -- A Slow Form of Genocide (1:39) -- Torture in Prison (1:52) -- Tibetan Children's Village (3:36) -- Western Treasure House (2:59) -- Is Path of Non-Violence a Viable Strategy? (1:03) -- Buddhism is Not a Faith (3:11) -- Commemorating Tibetan Exile (3:35) -- Balance Through Adversity (2:54) -- Filled With Awe (1:51) -- A Sorrowful Journey (2:06) -- Canada Gives Cold Shoulder to the Dalai Lama (5:08) -- His Holiness in Ottawa (2:27) -- Considering Human Nature (2:46) -- Reaching Through Evasive Tactics (4:18) -- Tibet, a Part of Our Life (2:58) -- Caring for the Happiness of All Living Things (1:19) -- Credits: A Song for Tibet (1:24)
Abstract The mythical image of Tibet as the land of snow and mountains and burgundy-clad monks and prayer wheels often hides the tragedy of a forgotten people. Since the 1950 invasion of their territory by China, 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. This documentary received the award for the Best Short Documentary at the 13th Genie Awards as well as the People's Choice Award for Best Documentary Film at the Hawaii International Film Festival.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 25, 2013.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: National Film Board of Canada, 1991.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number52039 Films Media Group

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