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Ashoka
Ryszard Cimek  |  Monday, Sep 1, 2008  |  No Comment
Ashoka

2001, India, Santosh Sivan
Prince Ashoka, heir to the Magadha Kingdom, bowing to his mother’s demand forsakes his princely status and goes to live in the wild for awhile. There he meets and falls in love …

The Home and the World (Ghare-Baire)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Aug 31, 2008  |  No Comment
The Home and the World (Ghare-Baire)

1984, India, Satyajit Ray
Another masterpiece from India’s greatest director, this film deals with a sheltered Bengali woman who falls in love with her husband’s nationalist friend and becomes politically committed in the turmoil of 1907-08 …

Deliverance (Sadgati)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Aug 31, 2008  |  No Comment
Deliverance (Sadgati)

1981, India, Satyajit Ray
The ultimate cry of rage against injustice and oppression. In this Ray masterpiece, Dukhi, a low caste chamar is to all purposes worked to death in a single day by a heartless …

Gandhi
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Aug 31, 2008  |  No Comment
Gandhi

1982, UK, Richard Attenborough.
Though the film takes a fair bit of license with history is hugely moving and absolutely inspiring. The thing I liked about the film was that it managed to show that Gandhi …

Hot Winds (Garam Hawa)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Aug 31, 2008  |  No Comment
Hot Winds (Garam Hawa)

1973, India, M.S. Satyu.
The story of a Muslim family during partition. Very poignant and insightful. Balraj Sahni is terrific.
For more details, see Garm Hava on The Internet Movie Database.

Conference for an Independent Tibet
Web Chowkidar  |  Monday, Jun 25, 2007  |  No Comment
Conference for an Independent Tibet

June 23-24, 2007, New Delhi
Key Speakers
Rajiv Vora, Jamyang Norbu, Vijay Crishna, Lhasang Tsering, Iqbal Hadi Rizvi, Raghav Mittal, Radha Bhatt, Tenzin Tsundue, Vijay Kranti, Claude Arpi, Lawrence Liang, Niru Vora, Phuntsok Wangchuk
Conference website
CONFERENCE RESOLUTION
The Conference …