Miss Tibet: Beauty In Exile
Showings
St. Anthony Main Theatre 1Sat, Apr 18, 2015 7:30 PM Rush Line Only
 
St. Anthony Main Theatre 1Sun, Apr 26, 2015 3:00 PM Rush Line Only
 
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
English Title:Miss Tibet: Beauty In Exile
Program:Documentaries
Competition: Minnesota Made Documentary Feature
Cine Global
Women and Film
Tags:Documentary
Women Directors
Social Justice
Society & Culture
MN Made
Filmmaker/Guest Attending
Best of Fest
Voice Category:Panorama
Release Year:2014
Runtime:70
Type:Documentary Feature
Country:USA
India
Language:English
Tibetan
Website:http://www.misstibetbeautyinexile.com/
Trailer:http://vimeo.com/84797872
Cast/Crew
Director:Norah Shapiro
Producer:Norah Shapiro
Kelly Nathe
Lisa Blackstone
Cinematographer:Ronny Novick
Editor:Jennifer Steinman
Lisa Blackstone
Norah Shapino
Principal Cast:Tenzin Khecheo
Lobsang Wangyal
Description

Director Norah Shapiro attending.

MSPIFF at Rochester: Sunday, 4/19, 4:40pm

High in the Indian Himalayan epicenter of the exiled Tibetan world, a maverick impresario stages a most un-Tibetan spectacle: a western-style beauty pageant. When a Tibetan-American teenager travels to India to participate in this "pageant with a difference," she is forced to confront the intersection between her cultural identity and her life in the western world.

Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile offers a fresh perspective on Tibetans living in exile, in particular young Tibetan women.



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The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul is supported in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature from the State's general fund and its arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.