Old Dog

Directed by Pema Tseden

Tibet in Focus / China / 2011 / Narrative / 88 mins / Tibetan with English subtitles / West Coast Premiere

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After learning of the high price Tibetan mastiffs fetch on the urban market, a young Tibetan man sells the family dog without his sheepherder father’s approval. As the father seeks to retrieve the beloved dog and prevent him from being stolen and sold again, The film is a poetic exploration about changing dynamics between father and son, as well as between rural and urban culture.

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Old Dog

East Bay Media Center
May 19, 2013 12:00 pm