Manakamana (2013) 118 mins >> High above a jungle in Nepal, pilgrims make an ancient journey by cable car to worship Manakamana, the wish-fulfilling goddess. Shot in s16mm film, the directors experimented not only with the format but also with the fiction and non-fiction. The film is about shifting perceptions between the foreground (the human subjects and the space of the cable car) and background (the massive landscape which is never revealed or encompassed as a whole).

When 27 May 2015
from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where The Cairns Institute Lecture Theatre (Room D3.054)
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Screened with permission of the filmmakers Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez. Produced at The Sensory Ethnography Laboratory.

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