Award-Winning Chinese Director Pema Tseden Dies at 53
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Chinese director Pema Tseden, known for his award-winning Tibetan-language films that offer a glimpse into the lives of Tibetans, died on Monday at the age of 53 due to heart failure, according to the Qinghai Tibetan Research Committee.
As a Tibetan, Tseden dedicated his career to blending his culture with modern cinema. He documented Tibetan history, customs and cultural traditions through his camera, the committee said in a statement.
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