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Guge - The Last Kingdom of Tibet
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directed by Patrick Fleming, fl. 2001 (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2006), 52 mins
In the barren landscape of remote western Tibet lies the ruins of a mysterious kingdom. A kingdom whose capital was 3600 meters high on the Tibetan plateau. A kingdom that offers archaeological treasures that compare with Italy’s Pompeii. This kingdom once controlled the trade in gold, silk and spices between I...
directed by Patrick Fleming, fl. 2001 (Amsterdam, North Holland: Off the Fence, 2006), 52 mins
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Little Man, 16, Urgan
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directed by Philippe Bigot and Corinne Glowacki; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man, 16 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
Life is not always taught on school benches. In many countries, children must first learn ancestral traditions and know-hows. This series invites kids to travel the world and discover other lifestyles and ways of growing up. Each episode features a different child who is initiated by an elder to a special task in...
directed by Philippe Bigot and Corinne Glowacki; produced by Manuel Catteau, fl. 2007, in Little Man, 16 (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2006), 6 mins
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Urgan, Child of the Himalayas
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directed by Corine Glowacki and Philippe Bigot (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2004), 52 mins
Urgan is nine years old and lives in an isolated village in the Himalayas. He has never known anything other than this land surrounded by snow-capped peaks. In this month of January however, he must leave his family for the monastery and cross the 5,000 meter high Wori La pass. During his journey, he will be accom...
directed by Corine Glowacki and Philippe Bigot (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2004), 52 mins
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Adventure High
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written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 1 hour 30 mins
Five young men - including the filmmaker - take a four-month break from their responsible adult lives to travel by bicycle from Mongolia to Nepal hoping to experience old-fashioned travel adventures.
written by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; directed by Liivo Niglas, 1971-; produced by Liivo Niglas, 1971- (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER)), 1 hour 30 mins
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Endangered civilizations, Tibet - A School at the Top of the World
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directed by Philippe Lafaix, fl. 2003, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2003), 52 mins
Tibet! An immense country, cut off and closed-in on itself. In these empty, cold valleys at over 4,000 metres in altitude, the difficult living conditions of the families have remained practically unchanged for centuries. Previously, becoming farmers, herders or yak drivers was in the scheme of things. At present,...
directed by Philippe Lafaix, fl. 2003, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2003), 52 mins
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Fate of the Lhapa
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written by Sarah Sifers; directed by Sarah Sifers; produced by Sarah Sifers (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 10 mins
Fate of the Lhapa is a feature-length documentary about the last three Tibetan shamans (lhapas) living in a Tibetan refugee camp in Nepal. With no other descendants to carry on their healing practices and a younger generation attending schools, acculturating, and modernizing, these "sucking doctors" are practicing...
written by Sarah Sifers; directed by Sarah Sifers; produced by Sarah Sifers (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 10 mins
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Religious Paintings in Tibetan Buddhism
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in Mystic Vision, Sacred Art (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1996), 4 mins
Painting is perhaps the most vivid and accessible form of Tibetan sacred art. Religious paintings bring the vision seen by mystics and saints within reach of all practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism. Sacred images bring the essence of the deities to these holy places and aid in prayer.
in Mystic Vision, Sacred Art (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1996), 4 mins
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The Magical Mountain of Tibet
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directed by Florence Tran, fl. 2007 and Simon Allix (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2011), 53 mins
In the heart of the Himalayas, in Tibet, the Mount Kailash is a unique place that is considered sacred by both Hinduists and Buddhists. At an altitude of 6,700 meters, it attracts each year millions of pilgrims in search of spirituality and freedom. From Kathmandu to the Tibetan Wild West, Florence Tran and Simon...
directed by Florence Tran, fl. 2007 and Simon Allix (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2011), 53 mins
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People of the World, People of the Orient
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directed by Jean François Bordier, fl. 2007, in People of the World (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 25 mins
This collection takes us all around the world to meet people who have developed different and specific ways of life by adapting to their environment. They are aware of the economic interest of their land, and they manage to benefit from it. From Bolivia to India or Lapland, discover how miners, rickshaw pullers, g...
directed by Jean François Bordier, fl. 2007, in People of the World (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2010), 25 mins
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The Shadow Circus: The CIA in Tibet
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directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 50 mins
The Tibetan people are well known for being devoutly religious and peace-loving. Few, however, know that thousands of Tibetans took up arms against the invading forces of Communist China and for more than a decade waged a bitter and bloody guerrilla war of resistance. From the mid-1950s until 1969 the Tibetans wer...
directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959-, British Broadcasting Corporation (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 2000), 50 mins
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