Around the World in 90 Films

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The Royal Anthropological Institute is pleased to announce that the following Film Prizes have been awarded at the 12th RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film, London, 23rd - 26th June 2011.

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11th RAI Film Festival, 2009
CTCC, Leeds Metropolitan University

10th RAI Film Festival, 2007
GCVA, The University of Manchester

7th RAI Film Festival, 2000
SOAS, University of London

Summer Pasture #37

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19:00 hrs, Friday 24th June, Darwin LT 
Director / Anthropologist: Lynn True, Nelson Walker III
Year of Release: 2010
Duration: 85 mins
Country of Production: China
Location: China (Tibetan)
Language: Tibetan (English sub)
Production: True-Walker Productions
Summer Pasture is a feature-length documentary that chronicles one summer with a young family amidst a period of great uncertainty. Locho, his wife Yama and their daughter, nicknamed Jiatomah (“pale chubby girl”), spend the summer months in eastern Tibet’s Zachukha grasslands, an area known as Wu-Zui or “5-Most”, the highest, coldest, poorest, largest and most remote country in Sichuan Province, China. The story of a family at a crossroads, Summer Pasture takes place at a critical time in Locho and Yama’s lives, as they question their future as nomads. As their pastoral traditions confront rapid modernization, Locho and Yama must reconcile the challenges that threaten to drastically reshape their existence.