48 minutes | May 26, 2020

Tsering Bista - Exploring the Unease of Wearing Bakhu in Mustangi Gatherings

Tsering Bista is a documentary filmmaker based in Jersey City, NJ. She delineates the experience of receiving education from Advanced Enrichment Programs (AEP), which streamlined going into high school. She chose New York University (NYU) for college and worked through various internships for practical experience that helped her obtain jobs. After graduation, she has worked for video teams at PBS Frontline, NPR, CNN, Great Big Story, and New York Magazine. We discuss how her Mustang identity influences her work, and how she strives to represent the Mustang/Tibet/Nepal experience as she explores her professional and personal life. Find more about her here: https://www.tseringbista.com
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