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Special guests may attend these screenings.

Various Directors | 
Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China |
 2018 | 
83 minutes

From New Year rituals and teenage pilgrimages to the life of ants and campus culture at the Gyaltsen Tibetan College, this collection of short films offers a poetic look at the everyday life of contemporary Tibetans.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 2:30pm
Various Directors | 
Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China |
 2013-2017 | 
82 minutes

Whether it’s examining local wildlife or observing the interaction between locals and tourists, this group of short films reflect on the shifting realities of the environment and economy.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Georg Koszulinski | 
Canada/US |
 2018 | 
86 minutes

White Ravens takes us on a remarkable journey to a place of astonishing beauty, but the film maintains its focus on the people who call this extraordinary place home. Their dedication and deep ties to the land give them the strength to fight a Herculean battle. The film shows that the fight is not over for the Haida people, nor for other Indigenous people all over the world.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 2:00pm
Various Directors | 
Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, China |
  2011-2014 | 
79 minutes

In The Palyul Elementary School, a teacher named Palden Nyandrak offers us a close look his pupil’s daily life — from the classroom to the playground. Yak Dung explores how manure provides everything from heat and light to children’s toys and Buddhist figurines.

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Kate Hickey | 
Australia/US |
 2017 | 
80 minutes

Roller Dreams is a fascinating and unexpected story of a utopian scene created by African Americans in the late 1970s. Roller skate dancing briefly blossomed into a genuine national craze, but when Hollywood represented the culture, it was white actors who played all the roles and white dancers who took the credit.

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:15pm
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 7:15pm