Pema Tseden Awarded Prize by Hong Kong’s HAF Film Festival
Pema Tseden, director of Old Dog and The Search, and pioneer of Tibet New Wave, has been awarded a development prize by the HAF Festival in Hong Kong. According to Amdo Tibet (article in Tibetan only), the prize will fund the development of a project entitled Balloon.
"The Search" (dir. Pema Tseden)
Of his work, Pema Tseden has said: “I wish my camera could capture the spirit of the people of my homeland as they hold on to their dignity.”
"Old Dog" (dir. Pema Tseden)
Like much of Pema Tseden’s work, Balloon will focus on the struggle between traditional Tibetan values and modern social conditions endured by so many Tibetans. Congratulations to Pema Tseden for this prize.