Strange Spirit: One Country's Occupation
director/producer: Ronny Novick and Rebecca McClen Novick
(40 minutes) U.S.A.
Strange Spirit tells the story of a country behind bars.
Through the eyes
of Tibetan exiles, this 40 minute documentary chronicles the
passionate struggle by the Tibetan people in a country where hopes for
democracy and religious freedom are routinely punished by imprisonment
personal experiences they tell the moving story of invasion, occupation,
resistance, imprisonement and torture from the first battles in 1950 up
to the present day. Soldiers describe the fall of capital city of Lhasa
and how they smuggled the Dalai Lama accross the Himalayas into
bio: Ronny Novick and Rebecca
McClen Novick are a husband and wife
documentary team and this is their first film together. Rebecca McClen
Novick has co-edited two interview anthologies entitled Mavericks of
the Mind (The Crossing Press, 1993) and Voices From the Edge (The
Press, 1995). In 1993 she co-produced a short documentary entitled
Voices of Vision which profiled the life of Nazi refugee, Nina Graboi.
Ronny Novick is a musician, artist and filmmaker.
Ronny Novick, Producer
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