Filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen Free at Last


Rejoice! Filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen was released from prison on Friday, June 5, 2014 after surviving for six years in Chinese prisons. According to the International Campaign for Tibet, Dhondup Wangchen and his assistant Jigme Gyatso were detained in March 2008 after they completed “Leaving Fear Behind,” a documentary featuring Tibetans in Qinghai province expressing views on the Dalai Lama, the Olympic Games, and Chinese law. – See more at: http://www.savetibet.org/ict-welcomes-release-of-dhondup-wangchen/#sthash.SNx7E6Q7.dpuf.

See also Filming for Tibet  a non-profit group whose mission is to support the work of Tibetan filmmakers and the people of Tibet.

 

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