Dalai Lama Dalai Lama doc wins Havel award at film festival
A documentary by two Tibetan filmmakers tracing a year in the life of the Dalai Lama has won the Vaclav Havel award for its contribution to the protection of human rights.
“The Sun Behind the Clouds” won the award at the 12th annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival on Friday.
Directors Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam will receive the prize from the former Czech president in Prague on Thursday.
The documentary follows the spiritual leader, whom Beijing accuses of seeking Tibetan independence from Chinese rule.