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Discussing Flame of Hope, a Movie on Self-immolation in Tibet


Interview with Tsewang Gonpo and Tenzin Gocha on their latest film production on self-immolation, Flame of Hope. Gonpo, a recent graduate of Digital Film Making, NY says that he directed and produced this film to capture the grievances and emotional responses of Tibetans outside Tibet each time they hear about self-immolations of fellow Tibetans inside Tibet.  Gocha, a cancer research fellow at NY Univerisity’s Cancer Institute, said that he volunteered to act in the film because this is how he could contribute for Tibet, in his own way. The piece also contains short excerpts from the movie.

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