Margaret Mead Traveling Film & Video Festival

Margaret Mead Traveling Film & Video Festival

February 9, 2006 7:00 PM - 7:00 PM


January 25 & 26 - February 1 & 2 – February 8 & 9 The American Museum of Natural History’s Margaret Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival Co-sponsored by The Sanctuary for Independent Media Location: The Sanctuary (www.thesanctuaryforindependentmedia.org) 3361 Sixth Ave., Troy, NY (at 101st Street where Sixth Ave. turns into Fifth) Time: 7:00 PM Admission: By Donation
Founded in 1977, The Margaret Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival is the longest-running showcase for international documentaries, encompassing a broad spectrum of work, from indigenous community media to experimental nonfiction.
Video & Film Schedule: Thursday, February 9 at 7:00 PM Land Mines: A Love Story Dennis O’Rourke. 2004. 73 min. (Afghanistan) From the maker of Mead Festival favorites -- Cannibal Tours and Cunnamulla -- comes a film about Afghanistan, land mines, survival, and love. It chronicles the love story of Habiba and Shah, two land-mine victims living together in Kabul and struggling to make ends meet. Part observational film and part essay, Land Mines is an anti-war film set in a country whose name has become synonymous with conflict.
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