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Tenzin

Film Notes

Original Title: Tenzin

Country, year: Canada, 2021
Language: inglese, tibetano
Duration: 74′
Color: colore
Out of competition: no

Director: Joshua Reichmann, Michael LeBlanc

Cast: Tenzin Kelsang, Tenzin Choekyi, Salden Kunga, Tenzin Yeshi, Chemi Lhamo, Norbu Dhundup, Mr. Tibet Sangy, Ivan Mendez Romero, Tsesang Wangmo

Screenplay: Joshua Reichmann, Michael LeBlanc

Photography: Michael LeBlanc

Film editing: Michael LeBlanc

Music: Colin Stetson

Production: Low End, Younger Daughter Films

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Premiere: ITALIANA

Screening info

  Location: Cinema Centrale | Date: 26/09/2022 Time 15.00

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Synopsis

A young Tibetan man whose older brother self immolates as a form of nonviolent protest of the treatment of Tibetans living under the current Chinese occupation, struggles to come to terms with the loss while navigating a life with one foot in the western youth culture of Toronto, and the other, somewhat reluctantly in the devoted community of his fellow exiled Tibetans.

Scored by Colin Stetson (Hereditary), Tenzin is a coming-of-age story amidst the intergenerational ruptures of an exiled people in a degraded era of material excess and spiritual confusion.

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