FRIDAY, APRIL 28th, IN SMSU 327, 6:30PM
SATURDAY, APRIL 29TH at 5:00pm & 7:00pm
SUNDAY, APRIL 30th at 1:00pm & 3:00pm
The Nepalese Student Association and the South Asia Grant of the Internationalization Council present the 2016-17 Traveling Film Southasia Festival. This festival is held in conjunction with Kanak Mani Dixit, a distinguished journalist and civil rights activist from Nepal who will speak at PSU Smith Center, Room 327, at 6:30 pm on April 28.
The Traveling Film Southasia Festival showcases documentaries and nonfiction films that are rarely seen outside of South Asia. These films highlight issues relevant to the diversity of experience in South Asia today, including forced displacement, poverty, entrepreneurship, disability, sexuality, press freedom, political violence, and resistance. All films will be presented with English subtitles.
Saturday, April 29 at 5 pm: Accsex (dir: Shweta Ghosh, India, 52 minutes) and News from Jaffna (dir: Kannan Arunasalam, Sri Lanka, 28 minutes)
Saturday, April 29 at 7 pm: A Walnut Tree (dir: Ammar Aziz, Pakistan, 81 minutes)
Sunday, April 29 at 1 pm: On and Off the Records (dir: Pratik Biswas, India, 56 minutes) and Tyres (dir: Kyaw Myo Lwin, Burma, 30 minutes)
Sunday, April 29 at 3 pm: Drawing the Tiger (dir: Ramyata Limbu and Amy Benson, Nepal, 92 minutes)