The Bamboo Curtain Falls

United Kingdom, 1982

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This is the second part of a two part documentary that looks at the mysterious story of Tibet. It is the story about a country unseen by Europeans until early this century, of its destruction by invading Chinese in 1950, and the flight into India of the Dalai Lama with 100,000 Tibetans.

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Credits

producer

BBC-TV

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016973

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tibet (China)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → History

People → Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-

Places → Tibet (China)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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