Time: Sept. 29, 2018, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building
Part of the Syracuse Symposium series.
Closing Night: 16th Annual Syracuse University Human Rights Film Festival
Deepak Rauniyar (Nepal / USA / Quatar / Netherlands)
As Nepal’s official selection for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Deepak Rauniyar’s second feature sensitively explores the damage done to the fabric of Nepalese society by the decade-long civil war between the Maoists and Nepal’s monarchical government. On the occasion of his father’s funeral, Chandra returns to the village he left years earlier to join the Maoists and finds himself united with the daughter he never met and revisiting uneasy relations with family members and neighbors. Past traumas return and cause tensions to boil over. Finding the political within the everyday, White Sun uses one village’s complex tribulations to speak to an entire national history.
(89 minutes, Nepali with English subtitles)
For a complete schedule and addition details as they develop, visit the festival website.
B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics; School of Education; Department of Languages, Literature and Linguistics; Citizenship and Civic Engagement Program; International Relations Program; Latino-Latin American Studies Program; Native American and Indigenous Studies Program; Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC), Disability Cultural Center; LGBT Resource Center; South Asia Center
Department of Art and Music Histories; Department of History; Department of Political Science; Department of Religion; Department of Sociology; Department of Women’s and Gender Studies; Asian/Asian American Studies Program; LGBT Studies Program; Middle Eastern Studies Program; Office of Multicultural Affairs; SASSE: Students Advocating Safe Sex and Empowerment
NOTE: Films will be screened with English closed captions or with English subtitles, as noted. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be available at all screenings. If you require other accommodations, please contact Kristen Northrop (315-443-7358) by September 15, 2018.
Roger Hallas, Tula Goenka, English, Newhouse