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A Year in Tibet

Posted on April 21st, by mosaicfilms in Broadcast, Our Films. Comments Off on A Year in Tibet

5 x 60-minute films for BBC4, in partnership with Seven Stones Media

For the first time, the BBC has been able to film inside Tibet unsupervised by Chinese authorities, to follow the lives of ordinary Tibetans across an extraordinary year. This unprecedented access gives a remarkable insight into the significance of Buddhism in everyday life and the complex and often surprising relationship between Tibetans and the Chinese immigrants who they live and work alongside.

The series is both an intimate observation of a society and a compelling insight into the impact of the Chinese Communist Party on Tibetans’ lives.

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Executive Producer: Adam Alexander and Jeremy Gibson
Producer: Peter Firstbrook
Director: (Location) Sun Shuyun


1/5 The Visit  In the first episode, the Panchen Lama, the highest-ranking Buddhist living in Tibet today, pays a sudden visit to the local monastery and throws the monks … Read More »

Pakistan Daily

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A series of ten documentaries which goes deep inside post September 11th Pakistan, revealing what many regarded as a new beginning for the country.

A Mosaic Films Production in association with Films of Record

BBC4, 2002

This series explores life inside Pakistan’s newspapers, following five individual cases that traverse the ever-changing landscape of post 9/11 Pakistan, and revealing what many regarded as a new beginning for the country.

Executive Producer: Roger Graef and Colin Luke
Producer: Melanie Anstey and Adam Alexander
Director: Ruhi Hamid

Amber and the Hijabis
Pakistan Daily follows Amber Shamsi, who works for The Herald, the colour monthly magazine of a leading English-language newspaper in Pakistan. She is investigating a new cultural phenomenon. Well off middle-class housewives, used to dressing in a more western style, are adopting the practice of wearing the hijab, the Muslim head-dress, traditionally worn by the poor and ill educated. Why … Read More »

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