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NAMIBIAN SHORTS: Tjiraa, Place of Peace, Once We Were Warriors

TJIRAA
US Premiere
Wed, Dec. 5 @ 6PM – Chapel – Teachers College
Much has been said about arranged marriages in many cultures and how modern values are seriously confronting this tradition. Tjiraa opens a window on a slice of Namibian culture and how abuse in the name of tradition can be questioned.
Directed by Krischka Stoffels, 2012, 18 min, Namibia, Drama, English.
Q&A after the screening.

 

PLACE OF PEACE
US Premiere
Wed, Dec. 5 @ 6PM – Chapel – Teachers College
A film about missing people who, after a while, come back with a new vision of themselves and the world, Place of Peace takes the viewer to a mystic Namibia that can be for some a “place of peace.”
Directed by Vickson Hangula, 2012, 32 min, Namibia, Drama, English. Shown with Once We Were Hunters and Tjiraa.  Q&A after the screening.

 

ONCE WE WERE HUNTERS
US Premiere
Wed, Dec. 5 @ 6PM – Chapel – Teachers College
Hunting was essential for the survival of the Ju/hoansi Tribe. Director Vickson Hangula gives a voice to a member of this tribe so they can talk about the changes in their lives as modernization influences their traditions.
Directed by Vickson Hangula, 2011, 48 min, Docu-drama, English and Ju with English subtitles. Shown with Place of Peace and Tjiraa. Q&A after the screening.

 

Tickets: $12/$10
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