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I WAS HERE FIRST (2015)

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FESTIVALS

DOC NYC (WORLD PREMEIRE)

I WAS HERE FIRST looks at the DIY art movement that cropped up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in the 1990s and 2000s, and the exodus of many of these spaces to other parts of Brooklyn due to the dramatic rise in the cost of living in the neighborhood.

Directors: ADAM GOLUB & KATHERIN MACHALEK

Additional Production Support: UNION DOCS

Runtime: 19 minutes

NINE-STORY MOUNTAIN (2014)

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NINE-STORY MOUNTAIN charts the path of three western researchers, from Lhasa to Mount Kailash, Tibet, on a journey to explore pilgrimage practices across the Tibetan plateau. Together, they set out to unearth the secrets of a mountain and landscape that have magnetized millions of people for centuries.

Director: AUGUSTA THOMSON

Associate Producer: LARA YEO

Runtime: 56 minutes

FESTIVALS AND OTHER SCREENINGS

TIBET HOUSE (WORLD PREMIERE)

KATHMANDU INT’L MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL

FILM SHIFT FILM FESTIVAL

1ST PLACE WINNER IN THE RELIGIOUS TOURISM CATEGORY AT THE ART & TUR INT’L FILM FESTIVAL

BRISBANE HIMALAYAN FILM FESTIVAL

SACRED HIMALAYAN BEAUTY ART EXHIBIT

WOMEN WHO LIVE THEIR DREAMS FILM FESTIVAL

CULTURE UNPLUGGED

PRESS

ELLE CANADA

HUFFINGTON POST

EVERY FILM BLOG

PRAYERS OF THE ANCIENT ONES (2013)

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PRAYERS OF THE ANCIENT ONES takes us on a journey to Bodh Gaya, India, the holiest site of Buddhism where the Buddha attained supreme enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Each year, over 10,000 Tibetan monks, nuns and lay pilgrims travel here from all across the Himalayan region to pray for world peace and affirm their heritage in the face of overwhelming challenge and loss.

Director: PEMA GELLEK

Executive Producer: BARRY SCHIEBER

Runtime: 71 minutes

FESTIVALS

BERKELEY VIDEO FILM FESTIVAL

BROADCAST

PBS (KQED/NORTHERN CALIFORNIA)