Τετάρτη, 17 Αυγούστου 2011

Fwd: Buy Your Tickets NOW to the 2011 All Roads Film Festival




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All Roads Film Project

Tickets on Sale Now
Five-Day festival showcases indigenous stories
of more than 45 cultures from 24 countries. Also enjoy free film screenings, photography exhibits, filmmaker panels and a dance party!-
Buy the Festival Pass Now and SAVE! Only $100 for 9 films PLUS the opening/closing night receptions and the Global Dance Party.- Single Tickets $8 members/ $10 non-members-
Purchase tickets at nationalgeographic.com/allroads
or call 202-857-7700

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
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BENDA BILILI! • 7 PM
This rags-to-riches tale about the band Staff Benda Bilili shows that you can take everything from a man except for his hope. Directed by Renaud Barret and Florent de la Tullaye. U.S. Premiere. Shown with the music video TUNDRA OF ÁRVAS.
Democratic Republic of the Congo, France/2010/88 min./Lingala and French with English subtitles
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
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MATARIKI • 7 PM
This heartfelt film intertwines the stories of nine lives brought into collision by an act of violence, triggering a chain of events that helps each person come to terms with life, loss, and the power of new beginnings. Directed by Michael Bennett. U.S. Premiere. Shown with the short KORO'S MEDAL. Discussion with director follows.
New Zealand/2010/92 min./Māori, Samoan, Tokelavari, Cantonese with English subtitles
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
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FACING MIRRORS • 7 PM
An amazingly heartfelt story about a transgender male, who is surrounded by religious tradition, persecution and, at times, unconditional love. Directed by Negar Azarbayjani. Discussion with director follows.
Iran/2011/98 min./Farsi with English subtitles
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KAWA • 9 PM
The story of a married man coming out as gay in a Māori family, where the ties that bind are tight and family roles and expectations extend well beyond a single generation. Directed by Katie Wolfe. East Coast Premiere. Discussion with director follows.
New Zealand/2010/76 min./English
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
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GOD IS A LIAR: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN TURKANA • 1:30 PM
Three different communities of Turkana re-assess their existence in their natural world against the invasions of climate change and modernity. Directed by Frederic Courbet and Eugenie Reidy. U.S. Premiere. Shown with the shorts TAKU RAKAU E, TEENEK, and MAYDOUM. Discussion with director follows.
Kenya/2011/52 min./Turkana with English subtitles
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SKY DANCER • 4 PM
In the realm of respected Tibetan Buddhist masters, one woman became the timeless teacher of true knowledge and wisdom. She was known to all as the Sky Dancer. Directed by Jody Kemmerer. East Coast Premiere. Shown with the shorts MY MOTHER'S DAUGHTER and REINDEER PRINCESS. Discussion with director follows. Co-host: Machik, a nonprofit providing assistance to communities on the Tibetan plateau.
China/2006/46 min./Tibetan and Mandarin
with English subtitles
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ROAD TO KURDISTAN • 7 PM
A family sets out for the Iran-Iraq border when it opens after the fall of Saddam Hussein and, along the way, befriends other traveling companions, who all have their own reasons for traveling to Iraq. Directed by Persheng Sadegh-Vaziri. World Premiere. Shown with the shorts THE ROCKET BOY and WAPAWEKKA. Discussion with director follows.
Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan/2011/58 min./Kurdish and
Farsi with English subtitles
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GLOBAL GROOVE DANCE PARTY • 9:30 PM
Come to an evening of global groove with
DJ Dave Nada & DJ Underdog.
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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
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VISIONS OF AZTLÁN • 2 PM
This inspiring film portrays Mexican-American artists who have created a revolutionary movement in social justice and equality—where art educates about the past and empowers future generations. Directed by Jesús Salvador Treviño. East Coast Premiere. Shown with the shorts A FLYING WOMEN and ROOZ AZ NO. Discussion with director follows. Co-host: Being Latino, communicating with people across the global Latino spectrum.
U.S.A./2010/58 min./English
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PAPA MAU: THE WAYFINDER • 4 PM
This documentary offers a cinematic journey with the late Mau Piailug, a traditional voyager who navigates without technology using only the stars and sea to guide him among the Pacific Islands. Directed by Na'alehu Anthony. East Coast Premiere. Shown with the short MANA I KA LEO (THE POWER OF VOICE). Discussion with director follows. Co-host: Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital, advancing public understanding of the environment.
U.S.A./2010/57 min./English and Satawalese
with English subtitles
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