Sundance Winner "Tibet in Song" to Self-Distribute in NYC

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | iW NOW July 22, 2010 at 6:20AM

Sundance Winner "Tibet in Song" to Self-Distribute in NYC
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"Tibet in Song," Ngawang Choephel's documentary feature that won a Special Jury Prize at Sundance will get a multi-city distribution starting September 24, with a run at NYC's Cinema Village. The film will be distributed by the film's production company, Guge Productions. "Tibet in Song" follows the director's own journey to document Tibetan music, a cultural heritage that is threatened by the Chinese occupation of Tibet. In the more than decade-long process of making the film, Choephel was arrested for espionage and was released early with the help of Vice President Gore and a team of celebrities.

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