Past Event

“Yangchuk Tso in Conversation: Contemporary Cinema and Pop Music in Tibet”

May 1, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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Brown Bag Lecture

Featuring:  Yangchuk Tso, Actress and contemporary singer-songwriter

Yangchuk Tso, critically acclaimed Tibetan actress and contemporary singer, will speak on her experiences in film and television in China, reflect on contemporary Tibetan cinema, and share thoughts on her own film making practice before engaging in a broader discussion on Tibetan cultural production in the 21st century with Eveline Washul and Riga Shakya.

About the Speaker

Yangchuk Tso is an award winning Tibetan actress and contemporary singer-songwriter based in Beijing and Xining. She has appeared in numerous films and television dramas. She is a graduate of the Central Academy of Drama’s directing program and is currently working on an ethnographic documentary film on a nunnery in Amdo, Eastern Tibet.