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We Are No Monks. Narrating the Self Through New Tibetan Exile Cinema


Ethnologia Polona 37 2016 (2017)


Bloch, Natalia


Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

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Tibetans ; diaspora ; born refugees ; Tibetan cinema ; identity politics


The purpose of this article is to analyse responses given by the young generation of Tibetan ‘born refugees’ to imaginations of Tibet which exist in global culture. They employ cinema as a medium for narrating about themselves: going beyond the idealized image of Tibetans created both by Western popular culture and the identity politics of Tibetan diaspora elites. This study presents an analysis of visual representations of Tibetanness in the new Tibetan exile cinema which burst on scene in the last decade of the 20th century


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