Thursday, October 7, 2010

Upcoming Tibetan Film Showings

In conjunction with the special exhibition, From the Steppes and the Monasteries, the IU Art Museum is collaborating with the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center to present screenings of four Mongolian and Tibetan films on Thursdays in October, November, and December. Please see the schedule below.  –EASC

Oct. 28 Thursday
8:00 p.m.
A Pearl in the Forest (Mongolian)
Wylie Hall room 005

Nov. 11 Thursday
8:00-10:30 p.m.
The Saltmen of Tibet (Tibetan)
The Saltmen of Tibet: Observing age-old taboos and steadfast homage to the deities of nature, four men meticulously plan their grueling three-month yak caravan to fetch “the tears of Tara,” the precious salt from the holy lakes of northern Tibet.

Nov. 18 Thursday
8:00-10:30 p.m.
Khadak (Mongolian)
Radio/TV Wylie Hall, Room 005
Khadak: After a plague strikes his herd, Bagi and his family are relocated to a mining town. After saving the life of Zolzaya, a beautiful outcast, Bagi discovers the plague was a government lie to eradicate nomadic life. With spiritual integrity, Bagi and Zolzaya incite a revolution, but can they return to their old way of life?

Dec. 2 Thursday
8:00-10:30 p.m.
Mountain Patrol (Tibetan)
Mountain Patrol: When Beijing journalist Ga Yu arrives in a remote Tibetan village, he immediately finds himself embedded in a relentless manhunt with a ragtag group of vigilantes sworn to capture or kill the poachers responsible for destroying the sacred antelope of the mountains.

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