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Tibet Supporters Protest Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ over Changed Character

Tibet Supporters Protest Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ over Changed Character

Tibet Supporters Protest Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ over Changed Character

Nov. 3, 2016
By Chris Fuchs

A group of Tibetans and supporters of Tibet is planning a silent protest outside a Manhattan movie theater Thursday night to criticize a film studio’s decision to have actress Tilda Swinton play a character in the movie “Doctor Strange,” which opens in the U.S. this week.

Urgyen Badheytsang, campaign director of Students for a Free Tibet, told NBC News that between 10 and 12 protesters were expected to gather outside the AMC Village 7 theatre in Manhattan’s East Village Thursday evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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