A Globe Less Traveled
Friday, October 26, 2018
Uptown Cinema 1
ADULT: $13 | YOUTH: $12 | GROUP: $11
Pack your bags! This international train has stops in Iran, Vietnam, First Nations land in Canada, Finland, China, and Germany during the Holocaust. These films beautifully transcend borders, language barriers and generations to teach us about what it means to be a human on Planet Earth. Leave the history books at home and learn about human history through the eyes of today’s youth!
Michael Yuanhao Deng - 17, Claude Haoda Lv - 17, Ranran Hu - 17
Dispatched from Minzu University of China in Beijing, Tibetan college girl Qumai taught Mandarin at the Ranti School, where she encountered a seven-year-old boy named Dan Tong, who had grown up without his parents. Could Qu's compassion and knowledge give Dan Tong a new perspective on his small world?
Spencer Zimmerman - 20, Calvin A. Jay - 22, Manan Sachdeva - 19, Rachel Lam - 20
During the height of the Second World War, a Jewish woman counts down the moments as her apartment complex is raided by German soldiers. Her fate takes an unlikely turn when the soldier who comes to arrest her is tied to her past.
Gracie Sandman - 13, India Spencer - 13, Stephanie Cho - 15, Juliet Weiner - 15
Personal testimony and animation bring alive a Holocaust survivor’s story, one of thirty boys under the age of 18 to survive a concentration camp. Based on the true story of Henry Oster and produced by The Righteous Conversations Project, a collaboration of Holocaust Survivors and teens.
Andy Alvarez - 22, Mintie Pardoe - 24, Farhad Ghaderi - 23
Carol is a seven-year-old girl that faces the challenges of being a refugee in a new country with her family. Not knowing the language, customs, and a new culture of this foreign land, she embarks on a hard and difficult journey that will forever change her perspective in life. A swimming test.
Tianna Bates - 15, Alexandria Sayers - 16
In this tender and courageous short doc, Julia Cockney shares the impact of, at 7 years old, being denied the presence of her mom and dad, and growing up in a Residential School. Now as an adult, her heart is finding it's way home.