TCIA, partnering with Doomsday Graphics and Circle Square, presents the 2nd Annual Tibetan Film Festival
Circle Square (Matt Miller Studio)
21 W. Mountain St. – Fayetteville, Arkansas
Free Admission – Donations Appreciated
Concessions will be available.
6:30 PM — Silent Auction
7:30 PM — KUNDUN, a Martin Scorsese film. The incredible true story of one of the world’s most fascinating leaders, Tibet’s Dalai Lama, and his struggle to rule a nation at one of the most challenging times in history.
9:00 AM — Gentle Yoga and Meditation with Melody Smith
10:00 AM — AWAKENING THE SLEEPING GODDESS, written and directed by Zrinka Jančić. The quest for recognition and better education of the Tibetan nuns in exile.
10:45 AM — WOMEN IN TIBET: A QUIET REVOLUTION, written and directed by Rosemary Rawcliffe. Tibetan women tell the story of one of the great movements of nonviolent resistance in modern history.
1:00 PM — DEVOTION AND DEFIANCE, an International Campaign for Tibet film. A look at Buddhism and the struggle for religious freedom in Tibet.
1:45 PM — CHENREZIG: THE MANDALA OF COMPASSION, a film by Tim Knock and Kevin Redpath. Eight Monks from Tashi Lhunpho Monastery visit Glastonbury, England and create a beautiful sand mandala.
2:15 PM — MY COUNTRY IS TIBET, directed by Namgyal Wangchuk Trichen Lhagyari. Meet the King of Tibet, living in exile in Dharamsala, India.
3:00 PM — ESCAPE OVER THE HIMALAYAS, a film by Zazie Blumencron and Richard Ladkani. A group of Tibetan children attempt the dangerous escape into exile across the dangerous passes of the Himalayas.
3:30 PM — I AM PEMA, a film by Sam Wangyal. A reflection on displacement and hope, glimpsed during a day in little Pema’s world.
3:45 PM — Panel Discussion
5:00 PM — BRINGING TIBET HOME, directed by Tenzin Tsetan Choklay. When a Tibetan refugee dies from a terminal illness, his last wish to set foot on his native soil remains unfulfilled… until his son, a New York-based artist, embarks on an unthinkable journey.
6:15 PM — KORA, directed and produced by Jawshing Arthur Liou. The kora, as a circle, has no beginning or end. A living experience in ultra high-definition.