Events | New York

Past Events

Film
5 September 2014 - 7:00pm
Documentary asks if tourism is destroying the planet, or saving it? Shot in Thailand, Bhutan, Bolivia and Mali, the film shows the unanticipated impact of global tourism. Post-screening Q&A.
"Gringo Trails" (2013).
Meet the Author
4 September 2014 - 6:30pm
Dan Washburn and ESPN's Jeremy Schaap will discuss Washburn's new book, which uses the politically taboo topic of golf to paint what critics are calling "an illuminating portrait of modern China."
Film
27 August 2014 - 6:30pm
Filmmaker Gu Tao follows Weijia, a member of the Ewenti minority group, whose population is dwindling in northern China.
Film
25 August 2014 - 6:30pm
Two short films, "A Farmer's Struggle" and "Yak Dung," follow the threatened livelihoods of two previously sustainable communities.
Film
20 August 2014 - 6:30pm
A documentary-in-progress uncovers the human and environmental costs of imported plastic waste in China.
Film
18 August 2014 - 6:30pm
Documentary follows the extraordinary grassroots campaign that stopped a huge dam project on the upper Yangtze River in southwestern China.
Performance
7 August 2014 - 7:30pm
New York premiere: "Song of the Jasmine" combines classical Bharatanatyam dance and jazz saxophone.
Discussion
6 August 2014 - 6:30pm
A conversation with Ranee Ramaswamy, Aparna Ramaswamy, and Rudresh Mahanthappa ahead of their New York premiere at Damrosch Park Bandshell.
Film
30 July 2014 - 6:30pm
A music documentary examines a signature Philippine art form and its future in today's society.
Film
24 July 2014 - 7:00pm
A 13 year-old girl travels from rural Nepal to the “Happiness House,” a sordid brothel in Kolkata where she encounters incredible optimism, tenacity, and camaraderie that enable her to survive.

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