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Independent Lens | Summer Pasture | Clip 2 | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/summer-pasture/ Premiering May 10, 2012. Check local listings: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/broadcast.htmlDespite a philandering husband, costly medical problems, and the loss of a child, nomadic herder Yama remains stoic when she describes life for her and her family in this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, Summer Pasture.Summer Pasture is the story of a young nomadic couple living with their infant daughter in the high grasslands of eastern Tibet. The film offers a rare window into a highly insular community seldom seen by outsiders. In the collective imagination of Tibet, nomads have traditionally occupied a dual role — romanticized as embodying the purest form of Tibetan identity, and mocked as being backwards, uncivilized, and inferior.Learn more about "Independent Lens": http://www.pbs.org/independentlensWatch "Independent Lens" films online: http://video.pbs.org/program/1218239994/
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