Asian American Arts Alliance

Prince of the Himalayas - Film Screening at the Rubin Museum of Art

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Prince of the Himalayas - Film Screening at the Rubin Museum of Art

Time: December 23, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: The Rubin Museum of Art
Street: 150 W 17th Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://rmanyc.org/pages/load/…
Event Discipline: film/video, other, performance, theater, visual
Organized By: Rubin Museum of Art
Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2011

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Event Description

First theatrical screening of one of the most remarkable cinematic experiences to have been filmed in Tibet


The first theatrical screenings in the US of Sherwood Hu's exhilarating high-altitude Hamlet.  Set in ancient Tibet under the shadow of the Himalayas, the film is a visually ravishing historical epic with stunning scenery, richly saturated color, and lush costuming. As the proto-typical tale of oedipal anxiety, or of the terrifying possibilities of taking action in the social world, this film re-invents a story we thought we knew.

This is a Rubin Museum exclusive.  The film is not available on DVD.

Presented in association with The Shakespeare Society and Asian CineVision.


12/23 - 1/14

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