Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion

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Release Date:

  • April 9, 2004

DVD: December 7, 2004

1h 44m | Documentary

The dark secrets of Tibet's recent past are powerfully chronicled through riveting personal stories and interviews, and a collection of undercover and archival images.

The vitality of Tibetan culture even after 50 years of Chinese rule is shown, from rarely-seen rituals in remote monasteries, to horse races with Khamba warriors; from brothels and slums in the holy city of Lhasa, to magnificent Himalayan peaks still traveled by nomadic yak caravans.

Director: Tom Peosay
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Maria Florio, Sue Peosay, Tom Peosay, Victoria Mudd
Cast: Martin Sheen, Ed Harris, Shirley Knight, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Edward Edwards, Dalai Lama, Robert Thurman, John Avedon, Ama Adhe Tapontsang, Ani Pachen, Chen Guo Ching, Robert Ford
Writer(s): Sue Peosay, Victoria Mudd
Official Site: www.cryofthesnowlion.com

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