Monthly Archives: October 2019

GANG RINPOCHE

Blog one of four on the Chinese film industry in Tibet #gabriellafitte Gang Rinpoche is a story of a farming/herding family, their everyday piety, the routines of taking out the yaks to graze, of going to the woodlands to gather … Continue reading

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CLIMBING, FALLING, FAILING

blog two of four on movies filmed in Tibet #gabriellafitte For a while, Gang Rinpoche/Paths of the Soul was a surprise hit with Chinese audiences, doing better than Hollywood megamovie Transformers, released at the same time. Media speculated why. ANATOMY … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time in the West of Tibet

Blog three of four on the Chinese film industry in Tibet #gabriellafitte THE LAND OF TIBET IS THE MOST EXPRESSIVE  CHARACTER YOU SEE Chinese movie directors increasingly make Tibet the set. It helps a lot if you film in Tibet, … Continue reading

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Censorship and Genre Moviews

Is Tibet a genre in its own right? Blog four of four on the Chinese film industry in Tibet: this is a coda. #gabriellafitte Movie directors in China have a hard time. Directors anywhere must juggle finance, script, casting, shifts … Continue reading

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