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Tibet Film Festival In Taiwan

March 9, 2010

Report filed by Office of Tibet Religious
Foundation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Taipei
Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
March 8, 2010

Taipei -- A week-long "Tibet Film Festival" has
begun in Taiwan's Taichung city as part of the
event commemorating 50 years of Tibetans in exile.

With the support from Taichung City Government’s
Cultural Bureau and The Foundation for Universal
responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
based in Delhi, the Tibet Religious Foundation of
His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Taipei is
organising the festival at auditorium cum Lecture
hall of Taichung Cultural Bureau from 5 to 12 March.

"The festival aims to foster a deeper
understanding of the Tibet issue and Tibetan
people's plight at this most critical time in the
history of Tibet and the Tibetan people," the organisers said.

The highlight of the event is screening of 12
selected films on His Holiness the Dalai Lama,
Tibet and Tibetan people. The films include The
World about Us; The Tibetans ­ A life in Exile,
Escape from Tibet; His Holiness the Dalai Lama in
Conversation with Rajiv Mehrotra; Art in Exile;
1989 Nobel Peace Prize Citation; The Religion
Investiture of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of
Tibet; Rain into Tibet; Tibetan Story; The Lost
World of Tibet and Diaspora In Refuge and Fire Under the Snow.

The visitors had attended two lecture sessions on
Tibet on the opening day. Professor Su, Chia Hung
of the Fu Ying University in Kaoshuing, spoke on
the Central Tibetan Administration and the
community in exile. Prof Su has earlier written a
book on democratic system of Tibetans in exile.

Mr Dawa Tsering, Representative of His Holiness
the Dalai Lama, delivered his talk on current
situation in Tibet and Tibetan people.

Taichung is a city located in west central of
Taiwan with a population of over one million
people, making it the third largest city on the
island after Taipei and Kaoshiung.
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