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My Country is Tibet

Season 1 Episode 102 | 26m 46s

India is home to tens of thousands of Tibetan refugees, but only 17-year-old Namgyal Wangchuk Trichen Lhagyari was crowned King of Tibet by the Dalai Lama. Mentored by filmmaker Dirk Simon, Namgyal shows how he and other young exiles preserve their traditional culture while hoping to return to an independent Tibet. Check local listings.

Aired: 01/18/16 | Expires: 01/18/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television.
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