STATE OF CONTROL

TIBET IN RUINS

By Christian JOHNSTON, Darren MANN

RAINSTORM ENTERTAINMENT - as PROD

Documentary - Post-Production 2012

STATE OF CONTROL explores the destruction of Tibet and Tibetian culture by the Chinese government. On a larger scale, it is about China's state of control over Tibet and within the network of nations. It is a powerful and moving piece, and is at the fore of social consciousness in the world today.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Historical, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Christian JOHNSTON, Darren MANN
    • Producer(s)
    • Steven KAPLAN (Rainstorm Entertainment), Christian JOHNSTON (Complex Films), Darren MANN (Mann-Made), Adam JARET (MBA Art & Ent), Denise BOHDAN (Cutout Entertainment)
    • Synopsis
    • STATE OF CONTROL explores the destruction of Tibet and Tibetian culture by the Chinese government. On a micro level, we follow the stories of three Tibetans, an expatriate mother of 4 living in Nepal, who engages in violent activism while her kids are in school; a Tibetan activist who engages in non-violent protests to secure Tibet's freedom from the totalitarian Chinese regime and Tibetan filmmaker Dhongdup Wangchen, who was recently sentenced to six years in a Chinese prison for filming the protests happening in Tibet. On a larger scale, it is about China's state of control over Tibet and within the network of nations. It is a powerful and moving piece, and is at the fore of social consciousness in the world today. With the current news about Google, China, GhostNet and internet attacks on the U.S., we're positioned on the forefront of the unfolding story about the internet based war being waged around the world.
    • Partners & financing
    • Rainstorm Entertainment
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2008
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