The Ethnic Cleansing of a Nation (Journeyman Films, 1994)

Produced by ABC Australia five years before television was legalized in Bhutan, this twenty-minute report by journalist Sally Neighbour provides an audio-visual fleshing out of Michael Hutt’s article, posted below. Though Neighbor’s report is now a bit dated, it is impeccably researched and by far the most informative video I have seen on Bhutan and the history of the Bhutanese-Nepali refugees.

(Source: youtube.com)

Twenty-six kids. Twenty-six and counting…

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A scholarly article that answers some of my questions…

Click here to read an article by Michael Hutt about Bhutanese-Nepali refugees.

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Refugees from Bhutan?

Really…?

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I remember reading something back in the late 1990s about television in Bhutan. It was an article in Newsweek or Time or another similar magazine.

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A first post about our first workshop…

The first meeting of the first workshop of what eventually became Uptown Media Arts took place at Oakland School for the Arts (OSA) in the Fall of 2009. 

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Unlike what is seen in this photo, it was chilly and overcast that Thursday afternoon. Kids outside the building were shivering.

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