Tibet: Food Market

Tibet: Food Market

Joel checks out the local food market in Lhasa, Tibet before his long journey into the remote village. He also spotted a camera inside of the vehicle. Do you know what it is? Check out this video and learn something. (captioned)A full-featured documentary film is available here.

Tibet: Deaf Handcrafters

Tibet: Deaf Handcrafters

Joel drives outside of Lhasa, Tibet, and meets with local Deaf handcrafters making traditional Tibetan clothing such as shoes for women, and different kinds of decorative textiles for homes. they are usually hand-sewn, not by sewing machine. (captioned)A full-featured documentary film is available h

Tibet: Deaf Yak Farmer

Tibet: Deaf Yak Farmer

Qu Zhen, a Deaf yak farmer welcomes Joel to her remote village in Tibet Plateau. Joel couldn’t resist the opportunity to meet her even it’s 8 hours from Lhasa through a rough journey. She shares her tough childhood since there is no sign language school in her area. She makes fresh yak milk on the s

Tibet: Deaf Thangka Painters

Tibet: Deaf Thangka Painters

Joel meets two Deaf thangka painters in Barkhor Bazaar, one of the oldest streets in Lhasa, Tibet. A thangka is a classical and stylized form of Nepalese and Tibetan painting, consisting of a painted picture panel surrounded by a textile mantle that is supported by scroll sticks and overlain with a

Tibet: Deaf Tapestry Maker

Tibet: Deaf Tapestry Maker

Ren Zhen, Deaf Tapestry Maker, gives her best demonstration of her remarkable talent to Joel. Joel learns something new from her about Thangka, Tibetan Buddhist art. Watch and learn more with Ren. (Captioned)A full-featured documentary film is available here.

Tibet: Deaf Female Villagers

Tibet: Deaf Female Villagers

Joel has discovered two Deaf female villagers in the remote area. Zhuo, a Tibetan handspinner shares her tough job using yak wool to make clothing, tents, and others. Joel bumps another Deaf villager, Ci is a DeafBlind. She expresses her hardship with local people who hit and steal her livestock. Sh

Deaf People in Tibet (English)

Deaf People in Tibet (English)

Joel takes us on a journey inside 21st century Tibet and shows us the extraordinary juxtaposition of the ancient traditions and contemporary lives of Tibetans. Regardless of its political history, the beauty of Tibet is phenomenal with its breathtaking landscape of the Himalayas and Tibetan Buddhism

Deaf People in Tibet (Chinese)

Deaf People in Tibet (Chinese)

Joel带我们踏上21世纪的西藏之旅,展示给我们非凡的,传统的以及现代化的西藏生活。抛开它的政治历史, 西藏的美丽非同一般,令人惊心动魄的喜马拉雅山脉和神圣的藏传佛教寺庙,还有布达拉宫,和著名的西藏牦牛。纪录片摄于西藏首都拉萨和拉萨郊区,在那里,Joel遇见了西藏聋人和他们的家庭,了解了他们丰富的文化生活。

Traveling in Tibet

Traveling in Tibet

Joel Barish shares his unique experience traveling in Tibet, from altitude sickness to the yaks, but most importantly, meeting Deaf Tibetans. Despite the beauty of the magnificent Himalayan range, traveling in Tibet is much harder than you think. Watch the vlog and find out why. The full and caption