My name is Tenzin Phuntsog, I am an award winning filmmaker, emerging artist and educator. I work primarily as a Writer, Director and Cinematographer. This year I was recognized as a Flaherty Fellow for my commitment to the art of the moving image. Rituals of Resistance a feature length film about three generations of resistance in exile is currently screening. My most recent contributions are in print in the latest Flaherty Seminar Catalogue: Action, published in collaboration with the Flaherty, Union Docs and World Records. I am currently an Assistant Professor of Film and Lens Based Media at Montana State University in Bozeman. In 2006, I earned my MFA at Columbia University in New York as a Moving Image Artist and Agnes Martin Fellow. In 2003, received a BA in Media Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles. Through a Film Foundation Fellowship, I studied Film Preservation at Cineteca Bologna, Italy in 2009. In 2011, I was a Blue Mountain Center Artist in Residence. I have served as an advisor for the Prince Claus Funds in Amsterdam since 2013. I manage the Tibet Film Archive. I am currently working on several new projects including organizing Stateless

Contact me tenzin.phuntsog@montana.edu

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