Yangzom Brauen [ Switzerland, USA ]
was born to a Swiss father and Tibetan mother in Bern in 1980. After studying at drama school there, she appeared in various roles in the theatre and television before making her Hollywood début in 2005. She is very involved in the movement to free Tibet. In her first work, »Eisenvogel« (2009; t: Ironbird), she tells the story of her family from the time when her grandmother fled Tibet to that of her own life in Switzerland, Berlin and Los Angeles. Brauen lives in Los Angeles and Berlin.
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