Manijeh Hekmat. Iran. 2002. 106 min. 35 mm. Banned in Iran, this taboo-breaking film uses the claustrophobic life of women behind bars as a metaphor for Iranian society since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
In recent years, Pakistan has endured tremendous challenges'including militant attacks, high-profile political assassination, suicide bombings, prolonged political instability, and deteriorating law and order
Pre-performance lecture at 6:30 pm The ethereal beauty of classical Korean dance comes alive in Taintless Spring, a new dance suite created by renowned choreographer Myung Sook Kim and performed by the 6-member Nulhui Dance Company.
Internationally renowned artists from Mongolia, Japan, and the US come together for a fascinating collaboration, highlighting the popular Mongolian art of khoomei (throat singing) with the driving rhythms of Japanese taiko (drums).