How to pronounce Yangzom Brauen: YAHNG-zom Bhrown
Born to a Swiss father and Tibetan mother, Yangzom Brauen is an actress, model, and political activist. She lives in both Los Angeles and Berlin and has appeared in a number of German and American films. She is also very active in the Free Tibet movement, making regular radio broadcasts about Tibet and organizing public demonstrations against the Chinese occupation of Tibet.
This biography was last updated on 09/26/2011.
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In the three separate video interviews below, Yangzom Brauen educates people about the Tibetan culture; she tells, with great candor, stories of her family's life together; and she shares how she came to write the memoir, Across Many Mountains.
Video 1: Childhood Memories
Video 2: Family Stories
Video 3: Writing Family
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