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The Resource Vultures of Tibet, Bushfilm presents ; a film by Russell O. Bush ; produced by Elisabeth Oakham, Annie Bush

Vultures of Tibet, Bushfilm presents ; a film by Russell O. Bush ; produced by Elisabeth Oakham, Annie Bush

Label
Vultures of Tibet
Title
Vultures of Tibet
Statement of responsibility
Bushfilm presents ; a film by Russell O. Bush ; produced by Elisabeth Oakham, Annie Bush
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
  • tib
  • eng
  • tib
Summary
"Vultures of Tibet explores the recent commercialization of a sacred Tibetan funeral tradition known as Sky Burial. In Sky Burial, Tibetans ritually feed the bodies of their dead to wild Griffon Vultures as an offering to benefit other living beings. With the modernization of Western China and the expansion of tourism in Tibet, burial sites are now highlighted on tourist maps and local officials charge visitors admission to view the private ritual. Against the will of affected families, visitors take photos and video, often posting them online. Filmed in August, 2011, when regional tensions became so unbearable that scores of Tibetans began setting themselves on fire ... Exposing a world in which nature and culture, humans and animals, spirituality and politics are all interconnected, Vultures of Tibet engages audiences with the potential for oppression in the act of looking"--Container
Cataloging source
INU
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Drew Xanthopoulos ; music, Hanan Townshend ; editor, Russell O. Bush
Language note
Tibetan dialogue with English subtitles
LC call number
BQ5020
LC item number
.V85 2015
Runtime
21
Technique
live action
Label
Vultures of Tibet, Bushfilm presents ; a film by Russell O. Bush ; produced by Elisabeth Oakham, Annie Bush
Instantiates
Publication
Note
DVD release of the 2013 documentary
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (21 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921467473
  • (IMDb)tt2452396
System details
DVD, NTSC; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Vultures of Tibet, Bushfilm presents ; a film by Russell O. Bush ; produced by Elisabeth Oakham, Annie Bush
Publication
Note
DVD release of the 2013 documentary
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (21 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
plastic
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921467473
  • (IMDb)tt2452396
System details
DVD, NTSC; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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