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<i>Summer Pasture.</i> 2010. Tibet/USA. Directed by Lynn True, Lelson Walker, Tsering Perlo. 85 min. Courtesy of True, Walker, Perlo and Trace Foundation
  • Summer Pasture

    2010. Tibet/USA. Lynn True, Nelson Walker, Tsering Perlo. 85 min.

Followed by dscussion with Lynn True and Nelson Walker
Monday, August 25, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building
  • Summer Pasture

    2010. Tibet/USA. Directed by Lynn True, Nelson Walker, Tsering Perlo. In recent years growing pressures from the outside world have posed unprecedented challenges for Tibetan nomads. Rigid government policies, rangeland degradation, and the allure of modern life have prompted many nomadic families to leave the pastures for permanent settlement in towns and cities. Summer Pasture chronicles one summer with a young family amid this period of great uncertainty. With their pastoral traditions confronting rapid modernization, Locho, his wife Yama, and their infant daughter, nicknamed Jiatomah, must reconcile the challenges that drastically threaten to reshape their existence. In English, Tibetan; English subtitles. 85 min.

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Image: Summer Pasture. 2010. Tibet/USA. Directed by Lynn True, Lelson Walker, Tsering Perlo. 85 min. Courtesy of True, Walker, Perlo and Trace Foundation