First 30 Years Presenting + Preserving Tibetan Culture

A short video showcasing the first 30 years of Tibet House US + Menla Retreat. Produced by MDSFILMS.COM and Tibet House US.

Tibet House US is dedicated to preserving Tibet’s unique culture at a time when it is confronted with extinction on its own soil. By presenting Tibetan civilization and its profound wisdom, beauty, and special art of freedom to the people of the world, we hope to inspire others to join the effort to protect and save it. For more information, visit:

Exec. Producer Nena Thurman, Written, Directed and Edited by John DiLeva-Halpern / MDS Films Music by Philip Glass, Tenzin Choegyal, Dechen Shak-Dagsay and Patti Smith

First 30 Years Presenting + Preserving Tibetan CultureTibet House US and MDS Films Thank The Following for Their Gracious Participation
Philip Glass, Melissa Mathison, Professor Robert AF Thurman, Thupten Jinpa, Mark Epstein, Ph.D, Sharon Salzberg, Laurie Anderson, Eric Ripert, Tenzin Choegyal, Jesse Paris Smith

Additional Thanks to: Krishna Das, Carolyn Christie, Martin Scorsese, Richard Gere, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Gloria Steinam & Staff of Tibet House US, Menla Retreat + Dewa Spa,