Himalaya Song (April 4,2014)

Posted on April 1, 2014. Filed under: Uncategorized |

Celebrating Earth Day


(Film Screening Friday, April 4, 5:30 p.m. Peter’s Education Center Auditorium west of Save-Mart Center in the Student Recreation Center Building)


April 4: Himalaya Song

Q& A with Performing Artists: Gingger Shankar, Dave Liang, Mridu Chandra


Himalaya Song is an experimental film with live narration and music, offering viewers a unique experience involving the convergence of film, new media technologies and live musical performance. This hybrid narrative multimedia performance uses storytelling, new media, and digital technology to examine the Himalayas as they undergo major environmental and ecological change. It is a vision of the future; a global project created by scholars, artists and animators. Audiences engage in an experience of the Himalayas and climate change through the story of Anya. It had its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was chosen as one of the Top 10 Music Films by Rolling Stone Magazine. The performance includes narration and video by Mridu Chandra and musical performances by Gingger Shankar (vocals and double violin) and Dave Liang (keyboards) of the electronic group The Shanghai Restoration Project. http://www.sundance.org/festival/festival-program/himalaya-song/


Co-Sponsors: Department of Art & Design, College of Arts & Humanities & Campus as a Living Lab/CSU Chancellor’s Office, Fresno State Sustainability Ambassadors





CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to Fresno State campus students, faculty, and staff, and community. CineCulture is also offered as a 3 unit academic course (MCJ 179) in the Mass Communication and Journalism Department. CineCulture fulfills General Education Integration Area Multicultural International (MI).CineCulture Club promotes cultural awareness through film and post-screening discussions.

Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact us in advance to your participation.


For further information about CineCulture contact:

Dr. Mary Husain (Instructor & Club Adviser) at mhusain@csufresno.edu

(Club President Tom Boroujeni at farrokh@mail.fresnostate.edu



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