TEAM TIBET – Home away from Home

He lost his parDSCN5345ents, his language, and his country, but not his passion for what it means to be Tibetan and to remain openhearted.

TEAM TIBET – Home away from Home reveals the inspirational life of Thuten Kesang QSM, New Zealand’s first Tibetan refugee.  It symbolizes a universal story of the positive potential of every individual to effect change through non-violence and to engender hope through understanding.  

Following on the successful World Premiere of TEAM TIBET at the New Zealand International Film Festival (, we’re pleased to announce these upcoming fundraising screenings in Auckland and Wellington:

FUNDRAISING SCREENINGS (* all profits to go to Tibetan children’s education in India):

  • Sunday, 29th October, 3pm at Bridgeway Cinema, Northcote, Auckland.                    Order your tickets before 23rd October from Thuten Kesang, Friends of Tibet – New Zealand. Phone: 09 383 6066 / Email:
  • Sunday, 26 November, 2pm at Light House Cinema Cuba, Wellington.                   Order your tickets from George Borthwick, Rotary Club Courtenay Place.          Phone: 027 580 8988 / Email:

Please watch this space for schedule of public screenings in Auckland at Bridgeway and Monterey Cinemas in Auckland and Tauranga (early November) — and at the Light House Cinema Cuba in Wellington!