The members of Nepalese Students Association at University of Houston Clear Lake are screening the movie Caravan at the University of Houston on Friday, February 24, 2012.
The event is free for everyone and will also feature Dr. Rajendra Shrestha, previous president of Nepalese Association of Houston, as a guest speaker.
Time: 24th Feb, 2012 , 6:30 PM- 9PM
Venue: University Of Houston SSCB Lecture Hall
Address: 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058 (Map)
Speaker: Dr. Rajendra Shrestha
Tickets: FREE with FREE popcorn too!
Nominated in the Best Foreign Film category at the 72nd Academy Awards, Himalaya is a story set against the backdrop of the Nepalese Himalayas. At an altitude of five thousand meters in the remote mountain region of Dolpa, Himalaya is the story of villagers who take a caravan yaks across the mountains, carrying rock salt from the high plateau down to the lowlands to trade for grain.of yaks across the mountains, carrying rock salt from the high plateau down to the lowlands to trade for grain. The film is a narrative on the both traditions and the impermanent nature of human struggle to retain and express power in the face of the gods.
[via Shyam Sedai]