Brooklyn LE - Tibetan filmmaker wins 'Best Feature' at Brooklyn Film Festival
A Tibetan filmmaker won the 'Best Feautre' for his film at the Brooklyn Film Festival.
Pema Tseden, a Tibetan film-maker, won the best narrative feature out of 100 premiers from an estimated 30 different at the Brooklyn Film Festival with his movie, "Old Dog."
Pema Tseden rose to international fame when one of his movies won the Special Jury Prize at the Bangkok International Film Festival in 2009.
Tseden was born in a nomadic family in 1969 in Amdo, eastern Tibet. When his movie "The Search" won the Special Jury Prize at the Bangkok International Film Festival in 2009, he rose to international fame. His first ever film, "The Silent Holy Stones," won the major Chinese award, the Golden Rooster, in 2005.
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