Leaving Fear Behind
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WHEREABOUTS OF THE FILMMAKERS
Dhondup Wangchen was detained by Chinese security authorities on March 26, 2008, in Tong De, Qinghai Province. He was held in Ershilipu Detention Center, in Xining for three months. From there he was moved to unofficial detention in Gongshang Hotel, in Xining. He was last seen in Gonshang Hotel on or about July 12, 2008.Jigme Gyatso, known as Golog Jigme, assisted his friend Dhondup in the making of the film. He was born and raised in Golog Serta, in the Karze region of Kham, the southeastern province of Tibet (Chinese: Ganze, Sichuan). He was a Tibetan Buddhist monk at Labrang Monastery in Gansu Province. Jigme Gyatso was detained on March 23, 2008. He was last seen in a detention center in the town of Kachu (Chinese: Lingxia, Gansu).
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