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Tibet - The Survival Of The Spirit

Tibet - The Survival Of The Spirit

Dear Friends and Supporters of Tibet,

The Paramount Cinema on Courtney Place will be screening the documentary "Tibet - The Survival of Spirit" for one week only from Thursday, 25 May at 2:15pm, 6:15pm daily, except for Sunday when screenings will be at 12:30pm and 6pm.

The cinema manager, Mr Kerry Robbins, has very kindly offered $1 from each ticket sale to go into a fund to help refugee nuns and monks resettle in monasteries in India after their ordeal of escape from oppressive Chinese rule in Tibet. We thank the Paramount Cinema for their generousity in creating this opportunity - we ask you to support this effort.

Please make sure to see this informative movie about life in Tibet and help support refugee nuns and monks. You may also donate extra money at the cinema. Please forward this message to other people. If you require more details please contact the Paramount on ph 3844080.

Details of the movie follow below.

With thanks and best wishes, Wellington Friends of Tibet

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TIBET - THE SURVIVAL OF THE SPIRIT, Written and Directed by Clemens Kuby

In a dramatic way and with breathtaking landscape shots director Clemens Kuby shows the life of monks and nomads in Tibet. Filmed undercover in 1988 over a period of two months, the team was camouflaged as tourists and visited some of the most revered sanctuaries, Johkang Temple, and the former seats of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Potala Palace and Norbulinka. Scenes of Lhasa changing into a modern, polluted Chinese town, the presence of Chinese soldiers and eyewitness accounts of torture and imprisonment reinforce the call from Tibetans and human rights groups around the world for Tibetan self-determination.

Technical Data: colour - 100 minutes - 16mm


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