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The Sweet Requiem
IFC Center
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 12:15 PM
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Admission Adult - $16.00
Admission Child - $13.00
Admission Senior - $13.00

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At age 8, Dolkar and her father fled their home in Tibet, escaping Chinese armed forces in an arduous journey across the Himalayas. Now 26, she lives in a Tibetan refugee colony in Delhi, India, where an unexpected encounter with a man from her past reveals long-suppressed memories, propelling Dolkar on an obsessive search for the truth.


With stunning cinematography and skillfully subdued tension, THE SWEET REQUIEM, from the filmmaking team behind Dreaming Lhasa (HRWFF, 2006) and The Sun Behind the Clouds: Tibet's Struggle for Freedom (HRWFF, 2010), is an unforgettable reflection on an ongoing but too often forgotten refugee crisis.


Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival; Human Rights Watch Film Festival (HRWFF)




Film Details
Country:India/USA
Trailer URL (YouTube or Vimeo):https://vimeo.com/344668099
Director:Ritu Sarin
Tenzing Sonam
Writer:Tenzing Sonam
Editor:Jabeen Merchant
Cinematographer:David McFarland
Cast:Tenzin Dolker
Jampa Kalsang Tamang