Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion
Tibet: Cry of the Snow Lion (2003)

Shortly after graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara, filmmaker Tom Peosay and his wife Sue (an Asian Studies major) set out on a tour of Asia that culminated in an extended stay in the Chinese-occupied nation of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 19, 2003
DVD Release Date: December 14, 2004
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Makes no effort to do more than present one side of its story, but does it so passionately and persuasively that the viewer almost cannot help but be moved.

Marta Barber
Miami Herald

It is pretty convincing in its argument that China has every intention of destroying the culture of Tibetans.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Makes a valuable contribution to our understanding of a people that the world must never be allowed to forget, no matter how much their oppressors would prefer us to do just that.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

For an overview about the current situation in Tibet it's tough to beat Tom Peosay's documentary

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Harrowing and illuminating.

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

A passionate work of advocacy documentary.

Don Willmott

preaches to the converted, but it preaches well and may serve to inspire more people to take action on behalf of Tibet

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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

Despite its undeniably moving, and enlightening, moments, the film eventually tips into pedagogy.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

A sobering examination of a land in turmoil and a people that have faced what former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Jeanne Kirkpatrick cites as 20 years of ethnic cleansing.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This incredible documentary, so excellently crafted, is both moving and informative.

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