Lobsang is a young Tibetan immigrant living in New York City, struggling to navigate the barriers of language and hardships of discrimination. He comes to understand that language is not his problem, so much as living in a xenophobic society. Will Lobsang be able to break through his turmoil or will he fall deeper into isolation?
Juvenile Asylum blends personal storytelling with legal and sociological analysis in a video-pamphlet format. It is designed to give high school students a basic sense of their rights when they are subjected to a search and interrogation by faculty or security guards.