Friends Event

Friends Film: Tharlo (2015)

Nicknamed "Ponytail" for the long braid down his back, quiet Tibetan shepherd Tharlo can recite the Mao Quotations in Mandarin by heart, but spends most of his time tending his flock, far from the trappings of academia or modernity. But when ordered to acquire an identification card by a local police officer, he meets a young woman who could change all that… but will she? Photographed in arresting black-and-white, Tseden composed the film of only 84 meticulous shots. Beautifully acted by its performers, Tharlo is deeply political, romantic and philosophical narrative fable from Tseden, one of Tibet's leading contemporary artists.

Open today 10am–5pm

Tuesday to Friday 10am–5pm
Saturday 11am–5pm
Sunday 1pm–5pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb

**Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec & Monday Public Holidays.**

Admission is free
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92